State House has apparently scuttled Deputy President William Ruto’s trip to the United States and Canada, a move that could heighten tension and factionalism in the ruling Jubilee coalition.
Former Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale on Friday announced his defection from Ford-Kenya to Jubilee barely a week after his party summoned him to face a disciplinary committee over misconduct.
Deputy President William Ruto’s allies have softened their hardline stance following a meeting on Tuesday between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy.
According to the Standard, the meeting's agenda was to plan how ODM can capture power in 2022 with Jubilee party's help.
Jubilee vice chair David Murathe has offered Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru his position after she called for fresh party elections.
The leader of Majority in parliament Aden Duale has said that Jubilee legislators will not engage in the debate of reducing the number of elected leaders in the country unless President Uhuru Kenyatta gives direction
Deputy President William Ruto is reaping maximum benefits from his frequent visits around the country, using day time to drum up support for Jubilee’s Big Four Agenda, and night time to recruit politicians into his 2022 camp.