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DP Ruto Attends Cabinet Meeting at State House Amid Bitter Fallout With Uhuru

Deputy President William Ruto attended a Cabinet meeting conveyed by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House on Wednesday, May 12 amid their bitter fallout. 

The DP’s attendance was confirmed by his director of communications, Emmanuel Talam. 

“He (Deputy President William Ruto) was invited and he is attending,” he told Daily Nation. 

In an update of Twitter, State House said issues to do with national and international importance will be discussed during the meeting.

“His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta is today, at State House, Nairobi, chairing a full Cabinet meeting during which several matters of national and international importance will be discussed,” read the tweet.

According to Chapter 9 Article 152 of the Constitution, a Cabinet comprises the President, the Deputy President, the Attorney-General and not fewer than 14 and not more than 22 Cabinet Secretaries.

The last time President Kenyatta chaired the Cabinet meeting was on February 18, 2021, when they discussed Jubilee’s Big Four Agenda and Vision 2030 flagship projects. 

A Cabinet meeting conveyed by President Uhuru Kenyatta PHOTO/COURTESY

On May 1, DP Ruto told off Uhuru over claims that abandoned his boss at at the time of need and instead criticizing him over the high cost of living. 

DP Ruto noted that Uhuru should direct his anger to people that took his responsibilities. 

He said individuals assigned his duties and his bromance to ODM leader Raila Odinga should be blamed for his woes

“Sorry my boss, I feel your pain. Those you assigned my responsibilities and “project mzee’ have let you down miserable. They bangled our Big 4, killed our party and wasted your second term 

READ ALSO: DP Ruto to Uhuru: ‘I’m Not to Blame for Your Pain’

“Boss, I am available, just a phone call away. Sadly, last Cabinet was two years ago,” Ruto said.

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