Deputy President William Ruto has launched a fresh attack on the Jubilee and ODM party coalition ahead of 2022 General elections.
On Friday, June 25, 2021, DP Ruto claimed that those pushing for constitutional amendments through the BBI were attempting to push for their selfish political agendas.
The second in command was speaking at the consecration of Bishop Dr. David Macharia into the office of General Overseer of the Full Gospel Churches of Kenya in Nakuru County.
The second-in-command expressed his confidence of winning the 2022 Presidential election stating that his government will focus on empowering small business owners and the unemployed.
“Tuko na amani Kenya, hatuwezi kubali kutawanywa, ati tuwekewe visingizio”
“Serikali tutakayounda mwaka ujao, tutaanzia pale chini, hapo ndio tutaweka pesa ndio tuinue maskini,” DP Ruto said.
Ruto also dismissed the those calling for constitutional amendment through BBI bill saying that it was not a priority for Kenyans.
“Kuna wale watataka kutudanganya, ati tubadilishe katiba tuongeze cheo, ati wananchi wataka vyeo, nataka niwaambie hivi, wajinga waliisha Kenya,” DP Ruto stated.
In his speech, the Deputy President also took a swipe at the looming political alliance between Jubilee and ODM party, terming it as a selfish political agenda.
“Ati wasema Tupeleke Jubilee kwa kitendawili, mko na masaa ya kufunza kitendawili, hawa mahustler wako na masaa ya kufunzwa kitendawili? Ruto posed.
Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika on her part also lauded the courts for halting plans to amend the constitution through BBI bill.
“You could have said, as the outgoing general overseer, that you are too young to retire, that you are not ready to return to the Eastern region, but instead, we have seen a very smooth transition,” Senator Kihika said.
Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri read malice into the IEBC’s claim that budget constraints were likely to threaten the possibility of the 2022 polls and urged the government to stop some of its projects and set aside funds for the much anticipated 2022 general elections.