There are two political scripts explaining the relationship between Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto, the first dates between 2013 and 2017 when the duo were inseparable a pair and long was their glowing political camaraderie was expected to live. The second script dates immediately after 2017 poll to date where their relationship turned sour and misty.
Even though the Outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta read from a different political script from the incoming President William Ruto, it is now evident that the famous UhuRuto Relationship could come back to life. This follows the emergence of confirmed reports that Uhuru Kenyatta has thanked President William Ruto after tasking with the duty of being the Spokesman of the East African Region as far as Peace and relations matters are concerned, a move that has irked the supporters of the ODM Party Led by Robert Alai who have accused Ruto of Double Speak.
One of the unprecedented happening that took place in Uhuru Kenyatta's second tenure spanning between 2017 and 2022 is the unexpected fallout with his own deputy_William Ruto. Uhuru's handshake with his erstwhile political foe turned ally and supporter_Raila Odinga consequently saw Ruto and his lieutenants receiving a severe political kick as they were cut off from the strappings of power and influence.
Yako Kumi Yangu kumi, UhuRuto 10 years a peace coming into being as Ruto Begins his Era Ruto The 5th, Dr. William Samoei Ruto has been officially indicted as the fifth president of Kenya, succeeding his Former President Uhuru Kenyatta. The two began the journey together but along the way split, but that would not stop a phrase "yangu kumi yako kumi" from coming to pass.
In his latest address to the country, the outgoing Head of State affirmed that he is bound to uphold the rule of law by overseeing a smooth transition of power exercise that will consequently see William Ruto and Rigathi Gachagua becoming the fifth president and second deputy president respectively.
History has a unique way of honoring great thoughts and deeds. As long as history lives, William Ruto will be remembered as the country's first deputy president under the new constitution. Ruto first occupied the seat in 2013 when his Jubilee Coalition floored their competitors among them CORD leader Raila Odinga.
Outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta has only himself to blame for the humiliation and shame he is currently having to deal with, former Mukurweini Member of Parliament Kabando Wa Kabando says. This is after Uhuru failed in his bid to make ODM leader Raila Odinga his successor, with his efforts to block his deputy William Ruto from ascending to the throne now leaving him with an egg on his face.
No one thought that UhuRuto marriage will have a bad ending. The two cemented their alliance after they found themselves in the International Criminal Court (ICC) for being the prime suspect for 2007 post election clashes. The campaigned together and Uhuru pledged to support his deputy William Ruto after his two terms were over.
Kisii former Governor James Ongwae has dumped Raila's Azimio for Kenya kwanza camp. He follows a list of other leaders and independent candidates to join KK. However these are people who do not understand democracy. At this rate of flip flopping, the opposition will be weakened and without a strong opposition, there will be no voice for wananchi in the event that the government goes astray.
Honorable Kabando who was seeking to be elected as a senator under their Azimio party ticket has fearlessly taken President Uhuru Kenyatta head on after what he has told him today. In his statement, Kabando has wondered why Uhuru has failed to congratulate Ruto yet honorable Raila Odinga did it to him back in 2013.
Following Wafula Chebukati's August 15 declaration that crowned the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party leader William Samoei Ruto the victor of statehouse race, a number of local, regional and international leaders sent their congratulatory messages to the winner. A second batch of the same messages came after Supreme Court upheld his win on September 5.
Meanwhile, as the outgoing president awaits the ushering in of the newly elected president to take over, many Kenyans continue to raise their eyebrows expecting a word of congratulations from him. Up to now, he has not even shown the need to do the same despite some of Azimio's key leader's congratulations on the president-elect.
MP Paul Ogili, popularly known as Babu Owino is one of the few genuine supporters of Raila Odinga. He is Raila's diehard fan and when Raila lost in his presidential bid, Babu was one person who felt really embarrassed. Today being the former president Uhuru's last day in the statehouse,he met the incoming president as he toured the statehouse.
Kabando Wa Kabando who vying for senator county with NARC political party and one of Azimio LA umoja allies today tweeted on his twitter page that Rais Uhuru, Sir: Raila congratulated you upon 2013 SCoK ruling. Raila joined you 2018. Undeniably, UhuRUTO made you President 2013.
The president and his deputy William Ruto are now sworn political enemies if what has been happening in the recent past is anything to go by. While in Bungoma on Tuesday, the head of state asked the residents not to vote for Ruto in the upcoming general election because of his tarnished record on graft.
The outgoing president Uhuru Kenyatta has continued to receive mixed reactions from politicians who are questioning him on why he is not happy with William Ruto's victory as the fifth president. According to reports, Kabando Wa Kabando is among the political leaders who have send a message to president Uhuru Kenyatta following his silence.
President Kenyatta and William Ruto are expected in Mombasa For Different Functions where The Head of will be Commissioning Recently Completed Projects and Rally Upon People of Coast To Support Former PM in quest To take over From Him. The Head of state has been going around the Country passing his Farewell message to Kenyans for supporting his Political Journey While asking them to maintain peace and harmony before and after Election.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been under pressure from some members of the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance to congratulate William Ruto. According to Kabando wa Kabando, who ran for the Nyeri senatorial seat on Martha Karua's Narc Kenya party ticket, president Uhuru Kenyatta should congratulate William Ruto.
Former Mukurweini Member of Parliament Kabando Wa Kabando said that outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta is solely to blame for the humiliation and shame he is currently experiencing. This comes after Uhuru's attempt to install ODM leader Raila Odinga as his successor was unsuccessful, and his attempts to prevent his deputy William Ruto from succeeding him have left him with a sour taste in his mouth.
Tuesday 9TH: H.E William Ruto's victory will not come as a surprise to many, what will shock many is the sheer gap and percentage that he will defeat his closest competitor. Most credible polls including Government's internal exit poll, international organisations and Western Countries point to a 1st round decisive victory for H.E William Ruto.