We don’t care who becomes Ruto’s running mate, says Irungu Kangata

Date:

Share post:

Muranga Senator Irungu Kangata seems to have changed tune over hard stance that Deputy President William Ruto must pick a running mate from Mount Kenya in the August 9, polls.

Kangata, while responding to journalists during the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party National Delegates Conference said their main agenda now is to

“It doesn’t matter who is on that ticket, whether it is a person from Mount Kenya, or outside Mount Kenya, it doesn’t matter really,” said Kangata.

“Our main agenda is to address the issues affecting mwananchi, issues of bodaboda, mama mboga, poor farmers. It is nolonger about who gets what,” he added.

Kangata’s sentiments come barely two days after he claimed in another media interview, that Ruto’s running mate must come from Mount Kenya.

The debate on the running mate has continued to build tension in the Kenya Kwanza Coalition, with Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala igniting the debate when he said the position should go to ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi.

Kevine Omollo
Kevine Omollo
Lake Region Bulletin is your one stop multi-media platform for news from Lake Region Counties of Kisumu, Siaya, Homa Bay, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Vihiga, Kakamega, Busia, Bungoma, Trans Nzoia, Nandi, Kericho and Bomet. Email: komollo@lakeregionbulletin.co.ke omollokevine@gmail.com

1 COMMENT

  1. The DP position is a thorn in the flesh of the two horses. Tragedy is when we make such positions a reserve for regions. Let’s consider merit

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

MESHA transforming newsrooms through Mobile Journalism mentorship

Twenty-three more journalists have benefited from Mobile Journalism skilling project by the Media for Environment, Science, Health and...

Media best placed to tame vaccine hesitancy in Kenya, experts say

Misinformation remains one of the main factors contributing to vaccine hesitancy in Kenya. Stakeholders in the health sector say...

LIBOI: Nairobi artist who sings for Lake Victoria

For ages, Lake Victoria, the world’s second-largest fresh water lake has been choking due to aggravated human-related (anthropogenic)...

It is 1, 200 units for new Kisumu’s Anderson housing project

The once dilapidated Anderson Estate is set for a facelift with 1, 200 modern units. The 15-storey Anderson Housing...