Deputy president William Ruto has endorsed former Nairobi deputy governor Jonathan Mueke for the Kitui county gubernatorial seat describing him as a young, sober and intelligent leader who can take Kitui to the next level.
He was speaking on Tuesday during a meeting with grassroot leaders from all the parts of Kitui county at his official resident in Karen.
Ruto said mueke was way much better than the current governor Ngilu and former governor malombe.
He pleaded with the grassroot leaders to fully support mueke’s journey of taking over the county’s top leadership.
Also present were former mombasa senator Omar, former Machakos senator muthama, Kitui East MP Nimrod Mbai and 15 MCAs from kitui county who also endorsed his candidature.
Mueke joined Ruto’s Hustler Movement a few weeks ago saying that he believes of Ruto’s idea of bottom-up economy model