William Ruto’s recent tour to the larger Gusii region where he held a major fundraiser for the Seventh Day Adventist church was aimed at taming powerful Interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i’s continued emerging influence and factor in local Gusii politics.
It is said that the DP’s camp, in order to clip
The church has following and faithful among members of the community and thus, the DP, in his political calculations, wants to use its network to reach the common voter in the region come 2022 as he oils his machinery campaign to succeed Uhuru Kenyatta.
Ruto has made five consecutive trips in months to the area. On the DP side to handle the
According to them, Nyakundi is supposed to face murder charges but the slow pace the investigations are taking is not
Since his appointment as the chairman of cabinet development committee in the cabinet, the MPs claim, Matiang’i has sidelined them and boasts of talking and reporting directly to the head of state, something of which has irritated them.
In fact the MPs have told Ruto that, whenever in the region, he should fear announcing development projects the government wants to undertake in the region in order to outsmart Matiang’i.