Wetang’ula: Ruto will ensure Uhuru gets international job
Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetang’ula has called on outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta to break his silence and acknowledge William Ruto's victory in return for an international job.
Wetang'ula stresses that President-elect Ruto will ensure that his predecessor Uhuru gets an international job when he hands over power.
"We will give you international assignments to go outside the country and other obligations including overseeing elections in foreign countries as other retired presidents do," Wetang'ula said while addressing mourners in Kanduyi constituency, Bungoma county,
The Bungoma senator further revealed that Ruto's Kenya Kwanza team had agreed to accord Uhuru the same respect as other retired Presidents even though he didn't support Ruto.
"Under the law, you have to hand over the reins of power to the president-elect Dr Ruto on 30th of this month and become a civilian with the title of a retired president. We as Kenya Kwanza assure you that we shall give you respect as a retired president the way the late president Mwai Kibaki and Daniel Moi were accorded," Wetang'ula said.
Wetang'ula lauds Uhuru
The Bungoma Senator further congratulated the outgoing President for assuring the international community of a smooth transition.
"We want to laud you for listening to the American delegation that paid you a visit yesterday and assuring them that the transition period shall be peaceful," he said.
Wetang’ula also called on Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga to shake hands with them and retire from active politics.