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Uhuru and Ruto are bound by collective responsibility- ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi says

By Benson Mbare
Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 09:53 | < 1 min read
ANC Party leader, Musalia Mudavadi addresses faithful Friend Church, Ngong Road in Nairobi during a Sunday School Service. Photo/PD/KENNA CLAUDE

Amani National Congress party leader Musalia Mudavadi has criticised the recent rift by the President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto noting they are bound by collective responsibility.

“We have never witnessed the kind of insults and disrespect towards the office of the President by his deputy and going forward we must ask questions if this is the kind of leadership we want,” Mudavadi said.

Mudavadi, noting the two are bound by collective responsibility and virtue of being elected together and called out DP Ruto for criticising the government and at the same time taking credit for its development projects

In an interview with a local television, the Presidential hopeful also recapped his ambition and aspirations to lead the country if elected come 2022 of forging an economic recovery and empowering jobless youths.

The ANC leader also took the opportunity to urge politicians to ensure Kenyans are safeguarded in the fight and management of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Lest we forget the Covid-19 pandemic still exists and politicians have a responsibility to ensure the lives of innocent Kenyans are safeguarded, we must be responsible, you must be your brother’s keeper,” Mudavadi said.

Mudavadi further said that Kenyans should re-start a proper conversation on the kind of leaders Kenyans choose, especially in the upcoming 2022 general election.

He warned Kenyans not to fall into the trap of political power brokers during this electioneering period and urged leaders to preach peace and co-existence ahead of the elections.

“In everything that we engage in, we must put the interest of Kenya first and everything will fall into place,” he said.

Benson Mbare

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