• Ruto welcomed a host of defectors to his UDA party.
• Former Laikipa governor Joshua Irungu was among the defectors.
Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday welcomed defectors to the United Democratic Alliance party.
Laikipia County Governor Joshua Irungu was among the leaders who officially joined the UDA.
Irungu is seeking to recapture the governor seat on a UDA Party ticket.
Other aspirants who joined UDA were Hon Joseph Gitari (Kirinyaga Central), John Ololtuaa (Kilgoris Constituency) and Josephine Koisabba (Narok County Women Representative).
Earlier on, the DP held a meeting with leaders from Narok County to discuss UDA and Kenya Kwanza policies and programmes.
MPs present were Gabriel Tongonyo (Narok West), Soipan Tuya (Narok Women Rep.), former Labour CAS Patrick Ntutu and Stephen Ntutu (Former Narok Senator).
"Leaders must commit to working together in confronting challenges facing the people. This way, we can all move forward together," Ruto said.