By Kurgat Marindany
Two Kajiado County leaders have said the recent handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga will not disrupt Jubilee’s resolve to clinch next president slot in 2022.
Governor Joseph Lenku and nominated senator Mary Seneta, were both recently speaking in different locations in Kajiado South Constituency when they said Deputy President William Ruto is Jubilee party’s choice to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta
“We want to affirm that the national reconciliation position will not derail our resolve to support Deputy President Ruto to ascend to power in the next presidential election,” stated Lenku.
Lenku made the remarks when he spoke in Kuku Ward, where he presided over Prize-Giving Day ceremony at Enkii Boys Secondary School.
The school led in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education in 2017 performance in Kajiado South Sub-county.
“As the people of Kajiado, we want to express our position with regard to recent political developments in the country. We support that reconciliation effort initiated by the two leaders during their golden handshake, aimed at kick-starting cohesion in the country,” said Lenku.
While speaking at Kimana town after attending a homecoming ceremony for nominated Member of County Assembly, Jackline Lalaito, Seneta said Jubilee Party has no other candidate except Ruto for the presidency in 2022.
Lenku, on his part, said he is speaking for the people of Kajiado, and his utterances reflect the feelings of the Maa community.