Jubilee Vice Chair David Murathe has credited himself for pushing Deputy President William Ruto out of the jubilee party.
In a strange twist of events that would maybe highlight infighting within President Uhuru Kenyatta’s party, Murathe has additionally hinted he could surrender his position in the party
The close confidant of President Kenyatta, Murathe has been vocal in his consistent criticism of the Deputy President.
He has always claimed that the number two in comand is corrupt and unsuitable to succeed his boss.
“Our job was to push those who do not believe in the dream of the party out. I am happy they have found a house called UDA (United Democratic Alliance). Our work is done,” said Murathe in an interview with NTV.
Ruto has openly confirmed he will seek for the presidency on a UDA ticket if ‘things in Jubilee don’t change’.
The DP has likewise openly celebrated when UDA candidates have won elections.
Before his switch, Ruto seemed, by all accounts, to be reading from an alternate script in Jubilee, as he was once denied access to the parties headquarters.
Murathe additionally says his next assignment will be to ensure the DP isn’t popular in Central Kenya.
His remarks come at a time political leaders, including Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru and his Meru partner Kiraitu Murungi have publicly scrutinized Jubilee’s popularity and intent ahead of the 2022 general elections.