- He says it is bad for a presidential candidate to pledge to investigate predecessors.
- Ruto had earlier promised hinted at prosecuting and jail Uhuru.
In a statement on Saturday 2nd July 2022, the Azimio Presidential campaign Secretariat spokesperson Makau Mutua say it is bad public policy in democracies for presidential candidates to pledge to investigate, prosecute and jail predecessors.
He note that it ia especially bad policy in Africa where democratic institutions are extremely fragile.
Makau further warned that it is a recipe for chaos and existential threat to the state.
"It’s BAD public policy in democracies for presidential candidates to pledge to investigate, prosecute and jail predecessors. It’s especially BAD policy in Africa where democratic institutions are extremely FRAGILE. It’s a recipe for CHAOS/existential threat to the state." He said.
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