In response to criticism over his campaign pledges to Kenyan voters ahead of the August 9 battle, Ruto has retaliated against his boss President Uhuru Kenyatta.
"I backed you up when you needed a friend to stand by you. Ruto said, "Martha Karua and Raila have never stood with you; I'm not asking for your support; I'm just asking for some breathing room so I can deal with Raila.
In a similar vein, Ruto denied Saturday's allegations made by a local newspaper that he would investigate the President, claiming that, if elected, his priorities would be to protect the nation's economy and enhance the lives of its citizens rather than be concerned with individuals.
"Uhuru Kenyatta was supported by our vote. Tunamheshimu kama kiongozi ambaye anaenda kuretire, hakuna mtu atamfuata, hakuna mtu atamfanya chochote, and hakuna mtu atamfuata," added Ruto.
A number of Kenya Kwanza supporters, including his running mate Rigathi Gachagua (Mathira MP), Ndindi Nyoro (Kiharu MP), Senator Kindiki Kithure, Governor Muthomi Njuki, and Speaker Justin Muturi, accompanied the DP on Saturday.
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