Deputy President William Ruto has embarked on a plan to ensure that his secrets do not leak to his opponents as he makes big plans that he hope can help him secure the presidency, it has leaked.
This is as it emerges that he indeed is up to something and has began putting up a strong team of strategists and a think tank which he hopes can come up with a winning technique for 2022.
But he is also aware that some of these people could be working with his opponents, who are lead by ODM leader Raila Odinga, and leak his details to them, which could result in his defeat in the awaited race.
As a result, the Nation has established, he has resorted to ensuring that only his trusted allies are in his inner circle, after realizing that his opponents have planted moles in his team to help leak info.
The team is expected to come up with a strategy that will woo Kenyans to join him and his bandwagon, and he has said that the plan is to rally Kenyans behind him largely on the economic recovery issue.
"We are keen on formulating an economic blueprint that infuses in the architecture of our country’s economics pro-poor policies that will contribute towards the building of an inclusive nation, devoid of ethnicity, hate and elite domination in our politics,” he said recently, as is quoted by the paper.
Some of the members in his team are former Raila and Mwai Kibaki insiders, like economist David Ndii and Turkana governor Josphat Nanok, who is in office courtesy of the Orange party ticket.
Others are Prof Edward Kisiangani, Barrack Muluka and Eliud Owalo, as his allies say that he has sought the help of professionals because he seeks to form the best government Kenyans can have.
"DP Ruto respects and values professional advice. What matters to him is competence and integrity. That’s a preview of the kind of professional and competent government that he will constitute,” Murang'a Senator Irungu Kang'ata said.
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