Ruto Issues Tough Warning Over 2022 Succession [VIDEO]

  • Deputy President William Ruto speaking with Trade CS Peter Munya during the official opening of the Kenya Trade Week and Expo 2019, at KICC on 15/07/19 DPPS
  • Deputy President William Ruto, on Tuesday, issued a tough warning with respect to the 2022 General Election. 

    Speaking during the funeral service of the late Rose Kisama, who worked for Senate Speaker, Kenneth Lusaka, Ruto warned those planning on plunging the country into chaos, during the next poll.

    He declared that, as long as he and President Uhuru Kenyatta were in power, Kenya will never go down the disastrous path of war again.

    Deputy President William Ruto, speaking at the funeral service of Rose Kisama, who worked for Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka

    "I want you to hear me clearly and I want to say it loudly. It will never happen again. Not so long as we (Uhuru and Ruto) have anything to do with the leadership of this country," he announced.

    He reassured that they were committed to uniting the country and doing away with politics of ethnicity and hatred. 

    "We will make whatever sacrifices that need to be made, to ensure that this country is peaceful, is stable and is transforming. Whatever sacrifice!" Ruto declared. 

    He added that Jubilee Party was not formed to win the 2017 General Election, but to unite Kenyans. 

    He affirmed that the ruling party would stand on the principle of unity "irrespective of who becomes what now or in the future."

    "Irrespective of who wins the next election, irrespective of who loses the next election, Jubilee will stand firm and this country will be peaceful," he added.

    "You can politic in any other way, apart from through violence and hate speech. We can politic on who can build roads better who can develop schools or churches but Kenya will remain peaceful," the DP spoke.

    Deputy President William Ruto, speaking at the funeral service of Rose Kisama, who worked for Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka

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