Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo spoke about his contentious relationship with Deputy President William Ruto.
The former county boss highlighted the battle between the ‘Wiliams’ stating how his attempts to retain his governorship seat was challenged in 2017.
In a sit down at TV47, he delivered a sincere speech touching on how events leading up to the 2017 General Elections wounded his happiness.
“I was among the team of 4 individuals who engineered the merger between The National Alliance Party (TNA) and the United Republican Party (URP). However, when it came to the nominations (which I had been assured of), things changed. DP Ruto was in charge of the process, I have no reason to say that he was not the one. ” stated Kabogo.
Kabogo would notice a turn of events during the party nomination and upon mentioned the anomalies nothing significant was done.
The former county boss stated that the incidents remain fresh in his mind and that he has not forgiven those who had betrayed him.
“Ata kama sikumsamehe, ilipita (even if I didn’t forgive him, it’s all in the past now),” he conveyed.
The former governor further stated that he would never delve into a deal involving the assurance of a future nomination ever again, claiming that he has been short-changed several times.
In a recent interview, Kabogo shed light on his presidential ambitions. He claimed that Kenyan voters fall prey to cheap propaganda as they overlook bland policies and plans from a potential candidate.
“We need to be clever as voters so that we do not complain about the same thing after every electioneering period,” he proclaimed.