Ruto spokesman issues update on Uhuru and Ruto phone call.
Emmanuel Talam, Ruto spokesman issues update on Uhuru, Ruto call stating that the president elect’s circle is not aware if he reached out to Uhuru or not.
On monday 5th, During his acceptance speech, president elect, William Ruto revealed that its been months since he spoke to the outgoing president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Hon. Ruto stated,”I will shortly be putting a call to my good friend President Uhuru Kenyatta. I haven’t talked to him in months, but shortly I will be doing a call to him so that we can have a conversation on the process of transition.
President elect, further alluded president Uhuru for the work he did in his tenure regardless of the differences they had, and they will remain friends as they have always been.
He said,”I know he worked hard in his own way, but the people of Kenya have made a decision, and we have absolutely no issue with the democratic decision of any Kenyan. When I chose Uhuru Kenyatta, I did not give him any conditions. So I take no offence at all that he chose to support another person. And therefore, we will remain friends in the context of where we are.”
President Uhuru also spoke regarding the supreme court ruling.
He said,”While we must appreciate these institutions, we must hold them to account. Their truth has to be consistent and coherent. This is the only way we build our democracy.”
Also read Uhuru’s speech on supreme court ruling