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Tukutane Jacaranda: DP Ruto Tells Supporters Amid Fears of Clash with Police

United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party presidential aspirant William Ruto has asked his supporters to gather at Jacaranda grounds for a public rally amid clash with police.

UDA party and Embakasi East MP Babu Owino were fighting over the grounds with both parties claiming that they had booked it for rallies today.

In an update on Facebook, the MP shared two letters; one showing UDA booked the grounds on June 19, 2021 and the other one showing he booked the grounds June 19, 2022.

GOTTA.news could not verify the authenticity of the letters.

“I had booked Jacaranda Grounds for my function today and notified the police while Ruto booked the same venue on the same day but in 2021 as per their notification letter

“I have full rights to use this ground today but let my people stay at home coz we love peace,” Babu Owino said in a Facebook post.

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Police at Jacaranda Grounds in Nairobi PHOTO/COURTESY

Despite the ongoing clash, DP Ruto has asked his supporters to attend the rally later this afternoon.

“The Kenya Kwanza fraternity and the entire Hustler Nation wishes a blessed Sunday to all na tukutane Jacaranda after church,” Ruto said.

By the time of publishing, heavy police presence was witnessed at the grounds, according to photos shared by Babu Owino online.

“Police are Protecting Jacaranda Grounds,a public utility from Ruto who has high affinity for Land. Hii naye hautagrab

“I humbly advise my People from Embakasi East Republic to stay in doors or go about their business as the angel of death (Ruto) will be visiting them today,” Babu Owino said.

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DP Ruto is attending a church service at Jesus Winner Ministry, Roysambu, Nairobi City County.

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