Monday September 30, 2019-Kitutu Chache South Member of Parliament Richard Onyonka has sensationally claimed that Deputy President William Ruto could be directly involved in the Jubilee Party agenda for the Kibra race.
The DP has been very vocal about Jubilee Party candidate for the race McDonald Mariga, only weeks after he was accused of sponsoring Mariga and pushing him into the contest.
Speaking during an interview, Onyonka noted that the DP's involvement is a proof and demonstration that he will be seeking the presidency in 2022, and is trying to test the waters in city politics.
He likened him to a man trying to send signals that he will be there in 2022, and is using the Kibra race to fire warnings to his possible rivals that he will not be taking any chances.
"I think DP Ruto wants to test the waters for 2022. The DP is putting his foot down to declare his intent," he said on NTV's AM Live on Monday.
The remark comes only a day after the DP expressed confidence that Mariga will win, in a constituency which has for years been associated with the oppositions ODM party.
ODM's flag is being flown by Imran Okoth, brother to immediate former area MP Ken Okoth.
The Kenyan DAILY POST