William Samoei Arap Ruto is the current Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya. He ascended to power when President Uhuru Kenyatta won the presidential election in 2013 through the Jubilee Coalition. Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto maintained his seat when President Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected during the 2017 general elections.
The relationship between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto went sour when he decided to work with the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga through the famous handshake locking out DP Ruto.
DP William Ruto has cried foul saying that he campaigned for Raila Odinga in 2007 to the point he was almost being locked up in The Hague. He helped his friend Uhuru Kenyatta to become President in 2013 and 2017 general elections. Now, they have teamed up to lock him out of the Presidency.
"DP Ruto: I campaigned for Raila Odinga in 2007 to the point I was almost being locked up in The Hague. I helped my friend Uhuru Kenyatta to become President in 2013 and 2017 general elections. Now, they have teamed up to lock me out of the Presidency'
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