The DP says that there are efforts from some quarters to scare him off the race, a plot by some big people unhappy with his 'Bottom Up' strategy.
But he on Sunday made it clear that nothing of such nature will happen, adding that he has made up his mind that he wants to serve Kenyans and won't stop.
Speaking in Mombasa, the DP asked those trying to push him off the contest to instead get used to the fact that they will be facing him at the ballot.
“Nobody can scare me into abandoning the presidential race. My competitors should prepare to face me at the ballot," said the DP.
He added that he has set his eyes on the prize and seeks to use his presidency to empower the forgotten and uplift the jobless and poor.
This, Ruto said, he will do through his new ideology, stating that it is time resources originated from down and not the usual trickle down formula.
"The next elections will be about economic revolution and nothing else. I am out to help the masses get out of poverty after years of hopelessness. The economic revolution has started from the bottom this time,” added Ruto, a frontrunner in the contest.
He made the remarks a week after announcing that he will not meet the Mt Kenya Foundation, which he says is one of the quarters keen on locking him out.
He has also included President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga in the list, for uniting to fight him yet they should be supporting him.
This comes amid reports that the tycoons and Uhuru want Raila as the next President and are working hard towards realizing their ambition.
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