Speculation over Uhuru, Raila Dubai secret talks
SEE ALSO :State rejects agency threat on sim cards“We don’t know what they were discussing, but they met many times,” said an official. An earlier planned trip to Saudi Arabia by the President was cancelled. When contacted, Chief of Staff and Head of the President’s Delivery Unit, Nzioka Waita, confirmed the Saudi Arabia State trip did not materialise and will be rescheduled later in the year. “Half of those the President was going to engage are preparing for Ramadhan. We will, therefore, reschedule the visit,” stated Waita. The leaders’ reported meetings fueled speculation. Most of their handlers did not attend the meetings.
Under attackRecently, Uhuru came to the defence of Raila who has been under constant attack by Deputy President William Ruto and his allies who accuse the ODM leader of seeking to use the handshake to wreck Jubilee party. “Oooh, Raila anavunja (breaking up) Jubilee; which Jubilee have we talked about? Oooh, Uhuru anaingilia mambo ya ODM (Uhuru is interfering in ODM matters); I have no clue even who ODM is,” said Uhuru. “We have just been talking about issues affecting our people. If its infrastructure, what do we need to do? We discuss and we support each other,” the President said when he officially closed the inaugural AfroChampions Boma forum on African infrastructure financing and delivery at Windsor Hotel two weeks ago. He added; “We sit; we discuss; we agree. He (Raila) also gives me ideas that enhance something and make it even better. What is wrong with that?”
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