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Tension As Governors Chase William Ruto's Aide From Government Meeting

Deputy President William Ruto skipped the seventh annual Devolution Conference but now fresh details have emerged of how governors made several phone calls at the last minute as they sought to save the face of the event.

The event which closed on Friday, November 26, 2021, had the Deputy President allocated a special slot in the conference and it was expected he would be making an address to the attendees before its conclusion.

New details now indicate that Governor's present made ten phone calls in an event that had been graced by international figures to confirm if the Deputy President will be attending only to be dealt a disappointment.

The second in command however opted to send his chief of staff to represent him at the event but the governor's denied him the opportunity to address the congregants at the Devolution conference before sending him out of the meeting as they viewed his presence to be of little significance.

Council of Governors chaired by Martin Wambora then settled on Defence Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa to close the conference with Wamalwa confirming he had received a call from Embu Governor Wambora instructing him to close the conference.

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya confirmed that indeed Ruto had sent his chief of staff to represent him but the leadership of the council could not allow him to address the audience.

"The leadership of the Council of Governors thought that this is an international conference that cannot be closed by the Chief of Staff," Oparanya stated.

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