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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