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'No turning back': Waiguru dismisses 'system' says support for Ruto is unstoppable

"There are some who are planning with the system..." - Waiguru.

In Summary

• Waiguru said there is no turning back on her decision.

• She said her county is solidly in Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance.

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru on Monday said her support for Deputy President William Ruto to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta is unstoppable. https://bit.ly/32JTbN9

Deputy President William Ruto and Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru at the DP's Karen residence on November 29, 2021.
Deputy President William Ruto and Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru at the DP's Karen residence on November 29, 2021.
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Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru on Monday said her support for Deputy President William Ruto to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta is unstoppable.

She spoke at the Deputy President’s Karen residence, where Ruto hosted more than 3,000 members of the 'Wamama na Hustler' group that has undertaken to promote the bottom-up economic model across the country.

Waiguru said there is no turning back on her decision.

In an indirect hit at President Uhuru Kenyatta’s men who are managing the succession politics behind the scenes, Waiguru said “some individuals” are relying on the “system” to have their candidate take over from the outgoing head of state.

She said her county is solidly in Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance.

“We in Kirinyaga are in UDA and we have decided we are not turning back. In Kirinyaga, we have resolved that our president in 2022 is William Ruto," Waiguru said.

"There are some who are planning with the system and they say when they plan with the system they can elect another President."

Waiguru said the support shown to Ruto when he toured Kirinyaga on Sunday was similar across all Mt Kenya counties.

“The region is firmly behind Ruto because of his development credentials,” she said.

The Kirinyaga governor called on the country to rally behind the Deputy President because of the energy and focus he has in making Kenya a better country for everyone.

 

Edited by CM