Today on the 31st of july 2022, President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the Nairobi expressway The Nairobi expressway had been shut down after months of trials. In his launch, he talked of the ongoing politics and propaganda against him.
Yesterday at a rally in Nyeri, Gachagua Rigathi, Kenya kwanza’s deputy, talked of how President Uhuru has been threatening his life. Gachagua also claimed that the president, Uhuru Kenyatta had taken away his assets. He further urged the president to leave him alone and retire in peace.
In Gachagua’s statement, he told president Uhuru,”Usituue vile baba yako aliuua JM Kariuki.”
Hitting back at Gachagua, president Uhuru told him that, “Kwasababu umesema mambo ya uongo,hakuna haja ya kuambia watu nataka kukuua.”
President Uhuru further stated that this is not the first time he was verbally abused by the Kenya kwanza coalition and in all that, he the president never touched or killed anyone.He also stated that he had the power to act but he never did. He said, “Si mmenitusi miaka tatu? kuna mtu amewaguza? Hiyo miaka mitatu si nimekua kwa kiti?Si nilikua na uwezo?
President Uhuru Kenyatta however, enouraged his deputy, WIlliam Ruto to focus on his campaigns and leave him alone. He said,” PIga story yako, uza sera zako na uachane na mimi. Mimi nafanya kazi yangu nimalize, nyinyi muende muombe kura. Wananchi wakiwapatia sawa, wakiwanyima tuende nyumbani pamoja.”
President Uhuru Kenyatta also urged Kenyans to remain calm. He urged the leaders to focus on telling Kenyans what they will do for them as leaders not selling propaganda and abusive words in order to gain support.
In his words, “Ladies and gentlemen, let us be calm, let us do the right thing. Let us tell Kenyans what we shall do for them not what we expect them or what we think of others.”