That Jubilee party is no longer a compact ship is in no doubt. The schisms are evident in the current wrangles over the leadership of the National Executive Committee control.
With the new Jubilee party leaders already gazetted, politicians allied to Deputy president William Ruto have now gone bare knuckles on president Uhuru Kenyatta’s team.
The group is reportedly gearing and working on a plan to thwart plans by president Uhuru Kenyatta and his team to create an official office for Raila Odinga at the Jogoo house after COVID-19 pandemic is dealt with.
Sources close to the inner circle have told Mkenya News that Raila Odinga is set to be made incharge of Economic regeneration team to be set up after Coronavirus.
The team will be tasked with reviving the country’s economy after deep economic wounds dredged by the Coronavirus.
Also tipped to be included in the government to supplement Raila Odinga’s team is celebrated political scientist, Prof. Mutahi Ngunyi.
Ngunyi, according to the source will be tasked with dealing with the Ruto’s team. He will be charged with advising the president on political decisions aimed at taming the rebellious mt Kenya leaders ahead of 2022 elections.
Deputy president William Ruto’s team led by IT genius Dennis Itumbi has already started a coordinated attack on the political scientist accusing him of interfering with media freedom and impartiality on matters politics.
A possible merger between Jubilee party and other parties including ODM and KANU is also a card on the wider scheme to tame Deputy president William Ruto.
The parties, according to the source that spoke to Mkenya News, will for a coalition with a new name. The National Unity Party has been fronted as a position name of the new coalition.