Leaders snub Gideon function ‘on orders of Jubilee officials’ - 8 months ago, 9 July 21:43
The rivalry between Deputy President William Ruto and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi played out in Murang’a when elected leaders snubbed an event attended by the lawmaker “on the orders of top Jubilee officials”.
Mr Moi was invited to a harambee at Gitui Catholic Church in Kiharu Constituency on Sunday.
Mr Robinson Chege, one of the organisers of the harambee, told the Nation that he invited all Murang’a leaders.
However, none, including the area ward representative, showed up.
Instead, most of them, led by Murang’a Woman Representative Sabina Chege and area MP Ndidi Nyoro, choose to attend a fundraiser at the All Saints Cathedral and nyama choma fete with Mr Ruto in Nairobi.
Kajiado Governor Joseph ole Lenku, who was at the Murang’a fundraiser, feigned surprise upon seeing the Kanu chairman.
He said he had not been notified by the church that the Baringo senator was a guest.
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