– Deputy President William Ruto has asked leaders complaining of Uhuru- Raila dialogue to accept the turn of events and support the two leaders

– Ruto said the dialogue between President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga will end divisive politics and enable leaders to focus on leadership

– He urged leaders to play key roles in eradicating politics based on ethics, religious, and political affilitions

Deputy President William Ruto on saturday, March 10 said the meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga will help the country unite and move forward.

Ruto also asked National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders complaining that they were not consulted over the meeting to accept the turn of events and support the move for the sake of unity and development of the country.

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I want to ask our brothers who say they were not consulted, not informed or not told to accept the situation as this will help unite the country,” said Ruto.

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Deputy President William Ruto on said the meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga will help the country unite and move forward. Photo: William Ruto/ Facebook

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He was speaking at Tabor Hill Catholic Spiritual Centre in Nyahururu town, Nyandarua County, where he said chapter of political competition should now come to an end.

Ruto praised the meeting by the two leaders, saying it will end divisive politics and enable leaders focus their energies on matters of development.

I want to ask our brothers who say they were not consulted, not informed or not told to accept the situation as this will help unite the country,” said Ruto.

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As leaders we should support the efforts by President Kenyatta and Mr Odinga who met last Friday in uniting this country. We must now bring to an end political competition,” said Ruto.

He told leaders to play a greater role in eradicating politics based on ethnic, religious and political affiliations, saying elections ended last year and that it was time to concentrate on development.

Its now an opportunity for all leaders to focus their energies on implementation of development projects especially the Big Four- manufacturing, affordable housing, access to healthcare and food security,” said Mr Ruto.

Ruto was in the company of Senate Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen, Governor Francis Kimemia (Nyandarua) among other Member of Parliaments.

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Murkomen said he was optimistic that the meeting between President Kenyatta and Odinga will bring to an end the secession and resist kinds of politics that have been common with the Opposition.

The latest development will give us the opportunity as a country to engage in politics of development and unity,” said Murkomen.

He praised Odinga for taking the bold move to work with the Government, urging other Opposition leaders Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetangula and Musalia Mudavadi to consider doing the same.

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The MPs welcomed Odinga to work with the Government but told him to first recognize the election of President Kenyatta and the Deputy President.

As we welcome Mr Odinga to work with Jubilee, he should first recognize the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto,” said Muchira.

They said residents of Central and Mt Kenya regions will fully back Mr Ruto for the top seat come 2022 when President Kenyatta leaves office.

We want to assure that the people of Central and Mt Kenya recognize the role played by Mr Ruto in the election of President Kenyatta and the development initiatives across the country. We will support him for the top seat when the time comes,” said Waruguru.

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Source: Tuko.co.ke

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