Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics




Africa politics

Bad News To Ruto As Another Hustler Dumps UDA, Cites Discrimination

DP William Ruto

The deputy president William Ruto will be making his first stab at the presidency in next year's general election through United democratic Alliance having fallen out with his boss Uhuru Kenyatta.

His hustler movement which he leads has made some inroads in various parts of the country including Kwale.

In a recent visit to the county, Ruto was seen moving around with the deputy governor Fatuma Achani in a move that didn't go down well with some Supporters.

It's now emerging that a gubernatorial hopeful Lunganzi Chai has ditched the UDA party expressing fears that nominations for the party ticket will not be fair.

Lunganzi reportedly held a meeting with his Supporters before declaring his stand whereby he said that UDA isn't likely to hold a fair nomination.

The chairman of a campaign committee drawn from 20 wards Mwarapayo wa mwachai said that events During Ruto's tour of the region helped them make a decision.

He noted that during the tour, Ruto was accompanied by Achani throughout the visit despite him knowing that there are two Contestants.

He went on to say that even at some point, Lunganzi was heckled in Ruto's presence and nothing was done.

He further said that the committee will not be in a hurry to have the kenya ports authority engineer join another part.

Nevertheless, people daily has gathered that some UDA leaders from the region had tried to convince Lunganzi to vie for Senatorial seat instead of gubernatorial seat in vain.

Chai reportedly stood his ground and rejected the suggestion in total. It now remaims to be seen whether UDA's only Contender Fatuma Achani will deliver the goods for Ruto.

What are your views on this? Feel free to share your thoughts and comments on this on our comments platform.

Content created and supplied by: @yokeabu (via Opera News )

Achani Fatuma Lunganzi Ruto William Ruto


Load app to read more comments