Just what were some senior ODM members doing at the Jubilee Party headquarters when the candidate for the Wajir West by-election was being unveiled?
Ruto, who presented former Wajir West lawmaker Mohamed Kolosh with a Jubilee Party ticket to defend the seat in a mini-ballot set for April 25, said the governing party was committed to peaceful campaigns devoid of name-calling.
The Committee on Sports, Culture and Tourism is concerned that failure to honour the promise may demoralise the team even as it emerged that the government has formally shelved the 2013 Jubilee Party pre-election pledge to construct three grand stadiums in Nairobi, Mombasa and Eldoret.
Mr Waibara argues that Jubilee Party and the IEBC shouldn’t have cleared Ms Kibe to run since she was still serving as a nominated MCA, “a grave violation of the Constitution.” The petitioner, who served as the area MP between 2007 and 2012, has anchored his petition on Article 99 of the Constitution which highlights grounds for qualifications and disqualifications for election as MP.
"These people are waiting for you to give them political direction should you feel the wheels in the Jubilee Party are not turning in the right direction.
The lawmakers who spoke to the Star accused the controversial Gatundu legislator of trying to trigger an implosion within the ruling Jubilee Party.
The Jubilee Party has no issue at all with its leadership in the National Assembly,” Embakasi North MP James Gakuya said.
- Muturi Kigano argued most of the churches have been turned into business entities - He claimed some of the big churches in the country are also dens of corruption - The MP believes his proposed law will bring to an end mushrooming of fake churches A Jubilee Party Member of Parliament from Central Kenya has promised to table in the National Assembly an Amendment Bill seeking to re-enact laws regulating formation and registration of churches in the country.
It will take the entire Jubilee Party leadership and membership and 45 million Kenyans to decide who becomes President,” he said during an interview on the BBC television’s HARDtalk programme that aired Tuesday.
Mr Wetang’ula is, however, now leading his party in pushing for Dr Ruto’s retirement, a position also taken by former Jubilee Party vice-chairman David Murathe.