DP faults opposition bid to delay elections

Deputy President William Ruto has accused the Opposition of applying underhand tactics in a bid to delay the August elections.

Ruto who took Jubilee campaigns to Nakuru County and Western Kenya accused NASA of seeking foreign help to undermine with the electoral process.

The Deputy President described the Opposition as an outfit only keen on undermining Kenya’s sovereignty. He further accused the national super alliance of plotting to derail the elections while arguing that there were consistent telltale signs that it was not prepared for the elections.

Ruto and the Jubilee team called on area residents to reject opposition forays in the county saying that it stood in the way of major development projects in the county.

The Deputy President calling on locals to give Jubilee a second term to finish up what they had laid a foundation for over the last four years.

Nakuru County has close to 950,000 registered voters and voted overwhelmingly for President Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2013 general election.


The Orange Democratic Movement is facing queries over the composition of its list of nominees to various legislative assemblies.

In Nyamira County, a row over the list of nominees to the County Assembly is threatening the unity of the party with a section of leaders accusing the party’s top hierarchy of interfering with the nomination process.

The group allege political interference in the nomination process, calling for speedy resolution to matters raised.

Meanwhile, Busia County governor Sospeter Ojaamong is accusing Senator Amos Wako of being disloyal to the orange party.

The Orange Democratic Movement appearing to have pulled a number of surprises in the process, nominating among others KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion to Parliament.

In Kiambu County, Governor William Kabogo has rubbished claims by Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu that he is buying ID cards in a bid to rig the forth coming elections.

A furious Kabogo who recorded a statement with police demanded Waititu be investigated for making such allegations.



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