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Wanjigi exposes why he did not support the DP William Ruto

At a rally in Kwale County on April 17, the billionaire said that he would do it alone, referring the Kenya Kwanza and the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition party as tribal organizations.

Wanjigi made the remarks after a number of Kenyans on social media questioned his absence from the official launch of the Kenya Kwanza Alliance on April 12.

The millionaire further claimed that DP Ruto was responsible for the country's economic troubles, claiming that the DP was behind Henry Rotich, the Jubilee administration's first Treasury Cabinet Secretary.

He also slammed Ruto for his hustler narrative, stating that the Kenya Kwanza flag-bearer will not change the country's economy if elected President.

"Ruto isn't a legitimate hustler because his man (Rotich) is the one who is responsible for Kenyans' current economic troubles.

"Mwai Kibaki set our debt repayment at Ksh10 for every Ksh100 in revenue collected, but President Uhuru Kenyatta has raised it to Ksh75 per Ksh100. He borrows Ksh90 out of Ksh100 every month to cover a Ksh90 budget deficit," he explained.

Wanjigi was expected to join Kenya Kwanza after hinting at a possible alliance during the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) delegates Convention on March 15 at Kasarani. Ruto spoke at the gathering about how Wanjigi helped him reach an agreement with President Kenyatta.


"I've told Kenyans about this man Jimi and how Uhuru and I have united to work together," says the ambassador. Only three people were present.

"Another thing," the DP continued at the time, "Wanjigi has the original written agreement between Uhuru and me."

Wanjigi also declared that his party will not join any coalition in the run-up to the August 9 elections, arguing that Azimio was not a viable option because it was created by supporters of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), which he opposes. He also scolded Martha Karua, the leader of the Narc Kenya party, for joining Azimio after fighting BBI so vehemently.

"Martha Karua was one of the people who went to court to fight BBI, but now she works for the same BBI as Azimio," he says.

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