Deputy President William Ruto has criticized the Judiciary alleging that the courts are being used by his opponents to intimidate governors and his supporters.
Ruto spoke in Kiawara, Kieni constituency, saying the criminal justice system is harassing governors supporting his 2022 presidential bid.
His remarks follow announcements by Nyeri governor Mutahi kahiga to defect from the Jubilee party to UDA party but found himself facing graft charges.
At the same time, Ruto rubbished claims that some politicians are not good leaders.
The UDA party leader rallied residents to support his bottom-up economic model, by voting him in, come 2022.
The second in command stood firm assuring the crowd that he was the only support to President Kenyatta, during his race that included cases at the Hague.
Ruto who is on day three of campaigns in Nyeri county, also spoke to over 1,000 church leaders at the town’s ACK Cathedral.
He said that he seeks to complete Jubilee’s Big 4 Agenda by creating jobs for the youth, empowering small scale business owners and farmers among others.
The DP Ruto called on the church leaders to support the bottom-up economic model, noting that his administration will collaborate more with the church in uniting the country.
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