Tuesday June 16, 2020 – Deputy President William Ruto met Jubilee Party Senators on Monday evening and urged them to independently consider the case against impeached Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru.
Sources privy to the meeting quoted the DP as saying that the Governor should defend herself against allegations levelled against her by Members of the County Assembly of Kirinyaga.
“Ruto said the Governor should defend herself.”
“He was categorical that Senators should independently decide the case without influence,” the source said.
Another source quoted Ruto as telling the Senators: “Let Waiguru rise or fall on the strength of her defence against accusations by the Kirinyaga Ward Representatives.”
Waiguru’s impeachment has thrown the political arena into a frenzy, with behind-the-scenes lobbying ahead of her date with the Senate.
Political observers, including some allies of the DP, however, believe Waiguru’s fate will be decided by President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition chief, Raila Odinga.
The Kenyan DAILY POST