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DP Ruto, Allies Downplay Raila’s Meeting With Mount Kenya Foundation

Deputy President William Ruto and Members of Parliament allied to him have played down a meeting held between ODM leader Raila Odinga and business leaders from the Mt Kenya region under the Mt. Kenya Foundation.

The Deputy President who was in Mukurwe ini, Nyeri at the funeral of Richard Kagucia, Father to Nyeri county assembly speaker John Kagucia, said he would focus on meeting the masses in his bid for the presidency.

 “Lakini pia tukifanya mkutano na wale watu wako chini ili serikali iwwasaidie kutengeneza mali pia tukubali hio ni kitu mzuri…tusiseme ni class war hapana,” DP Ruto said

The Deputy President’s allies picking the cue from him as they criticized the Mt. Kenya business leaders meeting

“Sikuona mama mboga, sikuona mtu ya boda boda, sikuona mkulima wa kahawa katika hio mkutano,” Murang’a senator Irungu Kangata said.

“When our people were being chased away at night when it was raining in Kariobangi and Ruai where was Mt Kenya foundation,” Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro added.

The leaders said the talk of uniting the region is misplaced as there is no division and that their’s was the preferred candidate

“Ingine tukutane kwa debe, sababu hii debe ndio kuamua hao billionaires 20 na iko sisi sote mamilioni…tukutane pale,” Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua said.

“So there is no negotiation about uniting we are already united under William Ruto,” Isaac Mwaura said.

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