DP Ruto assures Jubilee candidates party will not lock them out

By Beth Nyaga

Deputy President William Ruto has assured Jubilee candidates that the party will not lock out anyone through endorsement come 2017 General Election.

Ruto said the party has no plans to endorse some candidates for various elective seats during next year’s nomination exercise.

Addressing a delegation of leaders from Baringo County who called on him at his Sugoi home in Uasin-Gishu County on Wednesday, Ruto said everyone was free to seek any of the available elective seats.

The delegation comprising church, political, youth and elders were led by MPs William Cheptumo (Baringo North), Sammy Mwaita (Baringo Central), Asman Kamama (Tiaty), Grace Kiptui (Women Rep), Hellen Sambili (Mogotio), Moses Lesonett (Eldama Ravine) and Governors Benjamin Cheboi (Baringo) and Jackson Mandago (Uasin-Gishu).

Responding to aspirants for various seats ahead of the next election who had asked the party to ensure free and fair nominations, Ruto assured them that the nomination process would reflect the wishes of the people.


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