DP Ruto accuses Raila and BBI team of dividing Kenyans

Written By: Hunja Macharia

Deputy President William Ruto has hit out at the BBI brigade led by Raila Odinga saying it is out to intimidate and divide Kenyans.

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In reference to Narok BBI rally on Saturday, the Deputy President said the politicians who spoke in Narok portrayed their desire to cause conflict among communities.

Speaking after attending a Church service in Embu County Ruto said it’s unfortunate that a section of leaders are using BBI rallies to sow seeds of discord adding that politics of ethnicity shall not be tolerated.

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Mps accompanying him expressed concerns against those purporting to support BBI accusing them of using the initiative to profile communities.

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Separately National Assembly Majority Leader and Garissa Township MP Aden Duale gave the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Garissa rally a wide berth saying the process has been hijacked by the political class.

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Duale says the rallies are creating a lot of confusion, disunity and ethnic profiling.

“BBI as initiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta was an all-inclusive process with the sole purpose of unifying our people, building a cohesive prosperous nation, eliminating the cancer of corruption, addressing historical injustices, introducing an all-inclusive accountable governance structure and creating a national ethos and that was to be the single most important legacy of President Kenyatta. As one of the leaders of Jubilee, I support the president’s initiative.” Duale posted on social media.

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Duale said he will only attend BBI rallies if President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto are in attendance.




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