ODM Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna has promised to leave the country if his boss Raila Odinga loses the presidential election to Deputy President William Ruto.
Speaking in an interview on NTV on Monday, July 4, the ODM SG warned that DP Ruto is too temperamental to be president.
Sifuna said he will be forced to go into exile stating that the DP was full of anger in his speeches, further putting the DP on the spot for calling out the president.
“He’s full of pain. He’s even called the president lazy that he would go to three meetings while the president is still sleeping. This man is very dangerous if he takes power
“I promise you if Ruto becomes the president I Sifuna will have to hide in a foreign country because of his anger,” Sifuna said.
The senatorial aspirant also took issue with DP Ruto blaming the Azimio One Kenya Alliance for the leaked audio which he said was first published by newspapers.
“He’s full of anger. We also get information from the newspapers. He’s the one who chased journalists from his meeting. You reported plans to arrest the president. He can’t accuse us of leaking the recording,” Sifuna added.
On the same, DP Ruto recalled an instance where he engaged President Uhuru Kenyatta in a heated confrontation.
It is reported that the two engaged in the heated exchange that nearly turned physical hours after the annulment of their 2017 election win.
Speaking in a meeting with Kikuyu elders at his official residence in Karen, Nairobi, DP Ruto said Uhuru was distraught over the annulment that he nearly gave up.
“So, ndiyo huyo… Oh, sasa, hii maneno, sijui nini, mimi sitaki, mimi nataki kuenda Ichaweri, sasa mimi sitaki, wacha tuachane na hii kitu,” DP Ruto recalled what Uhuru said.
DP Ruto said were it not for the respect that the has for Uhuru he would have slapped him.
“I looked at him and told him ‘you!’ It’s only that I was being respectful, I would have slapped him. How could we just quit,” he said.
The DP said it took his insistence for Uhuru to accept to run again for their second term in office after their meeting at State House.
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