From the word go, it was apparent that all Deputy President William Ruto allies were sidelined and only pro handshake team were favoured during the BBI launch at the historic Bomas of Kenya.
Among pro handshake speakers were firebrand Homa Bay women representative Gladys Wanga, governor Wycliffe Oparanya, Hassan Joho,COTU boss Francis Atwoli and Junet Muhammed.
As leaders backing the unity between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition Chief Raila Odinga dominated speeches, Ruto allied Kipchumba Murkomen was heckled when he pointed out that the deputy president had been sidelined.
It forced the BBI taskforce chairman Yusuf Haji to intervene to calm the delegates who were shouting at the Elgeyo-Marakwet Senator.
Ordinarily it’s the work of state security agents to take charge of state functions and it baffled many when Junet was charged with inviting speakers.
Even Aden Duale only spoke by virtue of his position as the majority leader in parliament.
In another shocking incident Digital innovation secretary at State House and Ruto’s keyboard warrior Dennis Itumbi was embarrassingly kicked out of the main dias.
In a video that has gone viral, Security details of the President are captured whisking Itumbi away from the podium.
Pundits pointed out that the plot was aimed at frustrating the DP and his camp. It is alleged that it is Interior Ministry led by CS Fred Matiang’i and PS Karanja Kibicho who made sure to have a pro Kieleweke MC and Junet came handy.
Consequently, the Suna East MP is trending as Kenyans muse over whether indeed he was a partisan MC.
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