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State House denies rift in the presidency after Uhuru’s tirade - 1 months ago, 18 June 21:06

Ibrahim Oruko

State House has dispelled claims of a rift between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto in the wake of the President’s stern warning to lawmakers from central Kenya that he will hit back at those undermining his authority.

State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena-Mararo said yesterday that the President’s Sunday speech, which was delivered in Kikuyu language, was an open and clear statement that it was not time for politics but to deliver on the pre-election promises of development.

“The President is a very patient person. But he is being put off by constant politicking at a time when the focus should be on development. His Sunday statement was to show that everything has reached an elastic limit; that politics will never be prioritised over development,” Ms Dena-Mararo said during a press briefing at State House.

President Kenyatta on Sunday came out guns blazing against his critics in his ...
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