President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have been asked to take charge of the Jubilee party and help cool down the rising political temperatures in the country.
Elgeyo Marakwet Deputy Governor Wisely Rotich has cautioned that the government’s Big Four Agenda is bound to fail should the ongoing talks on 2022 succession politics be allowed to continue.
Speaking at the county headquarters in Iten on Wednesday, Rotich said politics should be put aside, for now, to allow the government and other elected leaders to focus on service delivery to mwananchi.
“We’re seeing a bad future for this country is we allow early campaigns to go on. We need to focus on addressing pressing issues affecting Kenyans as at now,” said the youthful deputy governor.
“It is still too early to talk about 2022. Let’s give ourselves two years of real work then maybe 2020 or 2021 we can start the politics,” he added.
The Jubilee deputy county boss further challenged the party leader, President Uhuru Kenyatta to reign on rogue individuals who he accused of playing an active role in increasing the nation’s political temperatures.
“Political temperatures are rising yet we are four years away from elections. We need to tone down,” noted Rotich who also told off a section of politicians led by former Jubilee party vice chair David Murathe who had claimed that there was no Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Mt Kenya community to support Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid.
“As Rift Valley, we don’t need Murathe or any other person to lecture us on 2022. Kenyans will decide when the time comes,” he added.