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Murathe Reveals What Uhuru Will Do If Ruto Beats Raila in August

Vice Chair of the Jubilee Party, David Murathe, has indicated what to expect from President Uhuru Kenyatta if his favoured successor, Raila Odinga, fails to shine in the August elections.

Uhuru has already expressed his dissatisfaction with his deputy, William Ruto, and has been heard urging Kenyans not to vote for him. He urges people to vote for the former Prime Minister instead.

This has raised concerns about whether he will hand over responsibility to Ruto if he is elected, with some Ruto supporters asking that he persuade Kenyans that he will.

Murathe, the President's confidant, has urged calm and stated that Uhuru will not refuse to relinquish control.

"Whoever wins the election, President Uhuru will delegate control." The Standard quotes the former Gatanga Member of Parliament as saying, "He will peacefully pass over."

This is good news for the Democratic Party, whose supporters were worried that Uhuru would try to rig the election and undermine Raila's presidential bid. Joe Mucheru, the ICT CS, has recently contested this.

Uhuru and Ruto were great friends during their first time in office, but they have since feuded, with Uhuru accusing Ruto of being power hungry, prompting him to run prematurely.

In contrast, Ruto accuses Uhuru of removing him from government and replacing him with Raila as his new advisor.

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