“He never took any responsibility, even though was in charge of operations,” a source said, adding that he was absent in all his reference counties of Taita Taveta, Kericho, Homa Bay, Siaya and Nandi.
However, Ruto’s lieutenants — including Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen, Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot and Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei — have remained tight-lipped about the DP’s game plan.
More than 5,000 fans are expected to be ferried from various wards in Uasin Gishu County and the neighbouring Nandi and Elgeyo Marakwet Counties for Saturday's National Cross Country Championships.
Nandi North OCPD Ezekiel Kiche said the assailant, who is in his second year, was also attacked by others and is in critical condition at the Eldoret Hospital.
Joho had moved to court and sue MPs Oscar Sudi (Kapseret), Kimani Ichung'wa (Kikuyu), Didmus Barasa (Kimilili) and Nandi Governor Stephen Sang for defamation.
Nandi governor Joshua Sang’,MPs Oscar Sudi (Kapseret), Kimani Ichung’wah (Kikuyu) and Didimus Baraza (Kimilili)— all allied to the DP — have been sued by Joho for linking him to drugs.
Jubilee politicians led by Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi and Nandi Governor Stephen Sang had accused the county boss of pedaling drugs in Mombasa prompting him to file a law suit against them.
HIGHEST RAINFALL A similar weather pattern will be experienced by counties in northern Rift Valley including Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu, Kericho, Baringo, Bomet, Nandi, Elgeyo Marakwet, Turkana, West Pokot and Samburu.
The counties include Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet, Bungoma, Nandi, Laikipia, West Pokot, Kakamega, Nakuru, Narok, Kericho, Baringo, Nyandarua and Migori.
Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago described the event as a mini World Championships and asked residents of the three counties — Uasin Gishu, Nandi and Elgeyo Marakwet to show up in huge numbers.