Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua is on the quest of becoming Mt Kenya region kingpin and on Saturday, opinion shapers and over 50 elected leaders from the region backed his unity bid, to strengthen the President William Ruto administration.
Among the attendees of the event at a high-end resort in Nyeri, the first since Ruto and Gachagua rose to power, were members of the Jubilee Party affiliated with retired President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The DP intensified his efforts to unite the vote-rich region as he changed his hard stance on ‘shareholding in government’ by declaring his willingness to work with those who opposed his and President Ruto’s candidacy in the last general elections.
Gachagua emphasized that the elections are now in the past, and he is ready to work with those who were on the opposing side for the sake of achieving political and economic unity within the region.
Discussions about unity in the region have been prevalent in recent times with many calling for him and former President Uhuru to put aside their political differences to achieve political stability in this influential voting region.
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