Deputy president William Ruto was forced to cancel his muranga planned meeting to attend the president’s meeting.
The DP was later surprised that the president also cancelled his murang’a visit and decided to send three cabinet secretaries led by interior and coordination CS Fred matangi.
In what was seen as a battle of the Titans in the voter rich central Kenya region the deputy president was supposed to attend a fundraising while president kenyatta who was to attend a different function in the same county.
Earlier on there was a heated tension with area MPs defeated on loyality quest between the deputy presidents function and the head of state function.
Jubilee party has in the past faced a lot of rift as said by political analyst in what is mostly seen as a battle between legacy of President kenyatta and the 2022 succession politics where his deputy wants to be the president of this nation.
This comes few days after Raila odinga’s ODM flushed DP ruto led tanga-tanga team in kibra, an election where the head of state who doubles up as the leader of the Jubilee party failed to attend all campaigns.
political analysts have openly criticized the move by president kenyatta not to attend McDonald mariga’is campaign in kibra saying that he would have done so if he had a heart for that candidate; another show of division.