Economist David Ndii has likened the fight against graft that has been perceived to be targeting Dr William Ruto and his allies to the biblical casting of demons by Jesus into pigs before they were drowned.
The NASA strategist was speaking during an interview with KTN News dubbed Point Blank.
“Ruto and his people are the pigs. I am not saying that Ruto and his people have not done what they are accused of,” he said.
He spoke of how a “very close associate” of President Uhuru Kenyatta was confronted by his mother to explain why they were plotting against Ruto after promising to back him in 2022 for the top seat.
“A very close associate of Uhuru told me that his mother asked him why they cheated Ruto (about supporting him), and he had no answer,” Ndii said.
Ndii, who worked as a strategist for Opposition leader Raila Odinga in the last elections, told KTN News the Jubilee Party was bound to collapse before the next General Election.
“Jubilee was a house of convenience to fight the International Criminal Court, and since the ICC (cases are) no longer there, there is nothing to hold them anymore,” he said.
“In 2013, the first thing we did, we threw out Chapter Six through the window. People turned against us for standing with victims of post-election violence. The state we have is an administrative state, not a political state,” Ndii added.
The controversial economist further talked about the fears in the dynasty and hustler’s camps, claiming that should Ruto succeed to become President he may revenge against the establishments that have influenced the country’s politics since independence.
“They will destroy him if he runs and loses. They will bankrupt him and send him to jail. The dynasty is also scared that Ruto will destroy them if he wins,” he claimed.
The remarks come in the backdrop of blown out political exchanges pitting Uhuru and Ruto’s camps.
They also mirror claims by exiled lawyer Miguna Miguna, who talks, in his book, of a scheme to “weaponise” the war against corruption, ensnare Ruto and his close allies in Government, before ultimately bundling him out as Uhuru’s deputy.
The DP and his allies have publicly claimed that the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is being used to fight a political war.