Kenya Stares at High Fuel Prices as Crude Hits New High; State House Allegedly Makes Move Ahead of Miguna’s Journey Back & Why DP Ruto Has Taken Control Of Government

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It is on a Thursday and the ‘supremacy wars’ between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto seem to be taking a new twist in the Mt Kenya region.

With less than a week after Uhuru advised Ruiru residents against electing leaders who will not safeguard his legacy and that of his predecessor, the DP was on Wednesday, back to Kiambu in a bid to countervail Uhuru’s remarks.

Ruto, in a show of might, was accompanied by over 30 elected politicians majorly from the region, as he attended a funds drive in Murang’a county and later a homecoming event for Juja MP George Koimburi.


It was, however, the massive reception that Ruto received during his stopovers from Murang’a all the way to Kiambu county that seem to have sent a clear message to his competitors and the Statehouse operatives concerning his control of the rich-vote Mt Kenya region.

At one point, Ruto was forced to pause his speech for nearly five minutes in Kirigiti town, after fans who had braved the evening cold blocked his motorcade and cheered him wildly.

Was Ruto’s visit and an overwhelming reception in Murang’a and Kiambu counties a clear message to his boss Uhuru Kenyatta that he still holds a grip of the region?

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Fred Gumo Reveals Why DP Ruto Has Taken Control Over The Government, And Why Uhuru Should Be Keen

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