'Raila attacking DP Ruto to settle political scores'
05 July 2015, 17:02
Nakuru - Two leaders from Rift Valley region have told CORD leader, Raila Odinga to respect Deputy President William Ruto.
Ainamoi MP, Benjamin Langat and National Council for Persons with Disabilities chairman, David ole Sankok said Raila should accord Ruto the respect he deserves as the deputy President of this country.
They were speaking during the distribution of Uwezo fund at Kipchimchim area, Ainamoi constituency in Kericho County Saturday.
Langat said it is sad that the former Prime Minister has resorted to dirty politics by tarnishing the name of DP.
“Whether Raila likes or not, William Ruto will be the fifth President of this country because the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2017 poll is done and what we are concentrating now is 2022,” said Langat.
He said the opposition leaders have sensed another defeat in the coming general election and want to use all the means to portray the Jubilee administration as unpopular among Kenyans.
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“They have lacked ideas on how to beat us in the next polls and they want to use all the forums to discredit the Jubilee government but Kenyans are clever and have decided to ignore their empty rhetoric because they have seen many projects initiated by Jubilee,” he said.
The MP asked Kenyans to support JAP saying it is the only party that can unite all tribes and change this country.
On his part, Sankok told Raila and his co-principals, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula, to retire from politics because they have nothing new to offer to Kenyans.
He also asked the opposition leaders to cease from attacking deputy President, adding that Kenyans are tired of empty politics.
“The main reason why the former Premier is attacking the DP is to settle political scores after Ruto abandoned ODM and formed his own party,” said Sankok.
The chairman noted that physically challenged people have been left for long and this is their time to enjoy the national cake since the Jubilee administration has remembered them.
“I want to challenge them to show what they have done to the vulnerable groups of youths, women and persons with disabilities during his time of leadership,” he said.
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