Today is a sad day for deputy president William Ruto, a day after he was shown out of his own party Jubilee party, Ruto has been thrown into mourning. Ruto is mourning, the death of veteran journalist Reuben Njogu who succumbed to COVID-19 just a day after losing his mother. Despite the consistency of the deputy president in mourning the deaths of prominent people, the death of the journalist is devastating in his words.
Ruto said the late was a steadfast and honest journalist. The late has been greatly mourned by colleagues and politicians. His gentleness is what has been mostly said. He was working at Royal media services until his death.
"As the media fraternity can attest, Robin Njogu was friendly, humble, and a good man. He was a skilled, dedicated, and professional radio journalist who edited and reported on issues openly, independently, and honestly. Gentle, kind-hearted, and steadfast, Njogu believed in the true values of journalism, and contributed immensely to the strengthening of quality reporting," Ruto said.
The 'devastating news to the deputy president came on a bad day when he is yet to respond to his ouster in the Jubilee party.
According to the Standard newspaper, This was after the outfit's National Management Committee (NMC) made the bold decision to remove the DP as the party's deputy leader and forwarded the decision to the National Executive Council (NEC) chaired by the president.
Jubilee party has for long threatened to show the deputy president the door and them making true their threat is a new twist for deputy president who has been having it rough in the ruling party. His fate now lies with the party leader who heads the NEC. President Uhuru Kenyatta just like his deputy has remained silent on the matter and are yet to issue a statement.
Content created and supplied by: Joylnjay (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More