President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Jubilee Party at large has continued to receive setbacks as leaders from his backyard are slowly leaving the ruling party. Jubilee pprecardments started when the party started chasing away leaders that were perceived to be rogue and those who were not advocating for the policies of the party.
According to former Kiambu governor, Jubilee party is currently a dead party as anybody who associates with it risks losing the election. He has confirmed that the ruling party is currently ruined by outsiders as members watch and cheer. Ferdinand Waititu affirms that it's clear the ruling party is one that has outlived it's purpose and completely dead going by recent by-elections.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has reacted after protests ensued in the Karuri tallying station ruling in favor of the Jubilee Party. In a report via the Standard, it has been established that after the Friday morning drama where the Jubilee party protested against the results of the last three polling stations seeing that the United Democratic Alliance Party candidate John Njuguna Wanjiku had won with a big margin remaining only one tallying station.
The hustler's celebration might allegedly be cut short after the ruling party takes this daring move. The party led by President Uhuru Kenyatta was defeated by the UDA party after garnering more votes as compared to the Jubilee party. The Jubilee party has been lately suffering blows as they lose most of the by-elections. The party lost to ODM in Bonchari, to PEP in Juja, and finally to UDA in Kiambaa. This trend is been worrying despite the party being the ruling party and more so, the mini polls were held
Kenya's political arena is becoming hotter and challenging each day just barely 12 months to the next general elections. With the formation of new parties and political slogans, the ruling party which is believed to be in its deathbed not being left out. The jubilee party is laying strategic plans to rejuvenate and particularly puncture the DPs popularity.
Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga has suffered a major blow ahead of 2022 General Elections as Jubilee party makes a sudden u-turn that might haunt Raila Odinga's presidential bid. According to the reports seen by the Star, Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee party has suspended coaliation talks with Raila Odinga's ODM party with less than 14 months left to the next General Election.
It's a fact leaders are decamping from jubilee party to UDA Party at alarming rate. Already it's a fact Cate Waruguru, Gathoni Wamuchomba among others have decamped from jubilee party to UDA clearly leaving the ruling party a shell. Recently as well jubilee party lost by-elections in Kiambaa and Rurii by-elections clearly confirming if the dwindling fortunes of the ruling party. Facts as stubborn as they might be it's a fact the ruling party is facing serious turbulence which could lead to its final collapse.
Jubilee party woes continue to worsen, with top party leaders trading blows against each other over Kiambaa parliamentary by-elections loss to the UDA party of Deputy President William Ruto. And now Kieleweke MPs Sabina Chege and Kanini Kega have dropped yet another bombshell on the Jubilee woes. Sabina, the Murang'a Women Representative argued that the ruling party has a problem of some leaders talking anyhow, giving the party a bad name and then there is campaigning to be done, they can't make an appearance on the ground.
According to Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui, the secretary-general of the jubilee party should exit from the party for it to thrive. It's not Tuju alone but as well part of the leadership of the jubilee party. Lee Kinyanjui opines that it's clear the jubilee party leadership must be changed at the leadership left for the ruling party to get to anywhere.
Ruling party Jubilee is again on headlines after details emerged of a senior official leaving Uhuru's party. Different members have in the past ditched Jubilee for Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA). After losing recent by-elections by Jubilee, Deputy secretary-general Joshua Kituny has disclosed that he will not betray his community come next year's general elections.
The country experienced yet again another heated mini polls where the ruling party Jubilee and the newly formed UDA went head to head in the Kiambaa constituency and Muguga Ward by elections. The two parties, one sponsored by President Uhuru Kenyatta and another one having the backing of Deputy President William Ruto was seen as a litmus test from the two parties as the contest for Mt Kenya votes gains momentum.
Kenyans have been left in surprise after a story about the recent remarks by Kirinyaga county Governor Ann Waiguru on the fate of the Ruling by Jubilee Surface Online. According to details shared on the page Daily Star Digital on Facebook on Monday, The Governor claimed that the Ruling Party Jubilee is dead and that it will take a miracle to revive it, Waiguru went further to lament that Kieleweke politicians from central Kenya risk missing out on a party to vie on in 2022 since Jubilee as currently constituted is unpopular in the region, adding that the rain started beating the Jubilee party when they hounded members out of the party.
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua has accused the ODM party of teaching the Jubilee Party a habit of not conceding defeat after elections. The MP said he had people in the Jubilee Party complaining that votes were stolen in the just concluded Kiambaa by-election. Ruling Government Gachagua noted that he has never seen a ruling government with a sitting president complaining of a rigged election.
It's clear Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a jubilee party crisis meeting on Wednesday to see of how the leadership at the party can be changed. It's a fact that already members of jubilee party have been asking for axing of Murathe and Tuju from the party leadership.
The Jubilee Party is fighting for its life and soul in the Mt Kenya region. Today’s by-elections in Kiambaa constituency and Maguga ward, both in President Uhuru’s backyard of Kiambu will determine the fate of the ruling party which currently is facing stiff competition from DP William Ruto’s UDA.
Jubilee party has continued to face various hurdle since 2017 when it won presidential election. President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy Dr William Ruto were elected on jubilee tickets but since then the two leaders have not been seeing each other eye to eye. The division in the ruling party has resulted to the loss of Jubilee in Juja and Kiambaa by-elections.
It's already clear that jubilee party members are not interested of Murathe and Tuju inputs in the jubilee party. It's already clear the leaders of jubilee are accused of running the party down by chasing ardent members of the party who have unfortunately joined the UDA camp.
A crisis meeting has been conducted by Jubilee party which aimed at saving the ruling party from collapse after the Kiambaa by-election loss. A report by Daily Nation on Sunday, July 18, showed that the party members are set to meet on Wednesday, July 20, at the party's Pangani office.
Speaking to KTN News today Laikipia women representative Cate Waruguru has hinted that she would be exiting the jubilee party soon. According to her she has no interest whatsoever on being in jubilee as everybody is exiting the ruling party. According to Cate Waruguru, she has no time being Kiambaa to campaign for jubilee party as the ruling party is already collapsing.
Senator Ole Kina (Right) Kiambaa residents during Jubilee and UDA campaigns (Left) As the doors went open for the voters to cast their votes in Kiambaa, residents did not disappoint, as they turned in numbers, to make their voice heard. And as the voters of Kiambaa turned out to vote, Senator Ole Kina took his time to analyze the situation, and give out his verdict.