He has been under attack from allies of the DP who are viewing him as one of the men being used by President Uhuru Kenyatta to fight the DP within the party, some who have been calling for his removal.
This has, however, not stopped him from making anti-Ruto announcements, leading some allies of the DP into reminding him that he has the DP and his efforts to thank for the position he holds in the party.
Tuju has, however, said that what stands between him and Ruto are only ideological differences, revealing that they never pass each other on the corridors when they bump into each other and agree on some issues.
The Cabinet Secretary Without Portfolio says that among the things he doesn't agree with Ruto on is the push for constitutional changes, which he believes the DP is wrong on and his (Tuju) side is right on.
“It is just on BBI. He wants it another way, we want it another way, but that is his right and which I respect," he told the Standard in an interview.
The former Rarieda lawmaker said that he even had a discussion with Ruto last year, the same day Ruto and his allies raided Jubilee Party headquarters while the President was away for official duties.
“We spoke for two hours on issues of mutual interest. What many don’t realise is that we remain cordial to each other in spite of everything happening," he is further quoted.
So hard has he been fighting Ruto that Tuju is now being seen as one of the people Ruto last year referred to as busybodies and brokers of Jubilee.
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