Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has denied the circulating claims of holding a secret meeting with the Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday.
In a joint press statement with Laikipia’s Ndiritu Muriithi, released by Nakuru’s Director of Communication Beatrice Obwocha, the two leaders termed the rumours as desparate attempts seeking cheap publicity.
“We have come across information circulating online naming us as part of a purported secret meeting between the Deputy President and four governors in Lavington on Wednesday.”
The reports doing rounds on social media platforms said Governors: Amason Kingi (Kilifi), Ndiritu Muriithi (Laikipia), Muthomi Njuki (Tharaka Nithi) and Kinyanjui held a private meeting with DP Ruto at the newly opened United Democratic Alliance (UDA) offices in Lavington, Nairobi.
“Our position on the Building Bridges Initiative and the resultant proposed constitutional amendments is publicly known and is well documented.” the statement added
Kinyanjui further affirmed that they were nowhere near the purported venue at the said time adding that “The same can be said of our political affiliation. These positions have not changed.”
He however, assured that when situations demand consultation with the Deputy President on official matters, it will be done in an open manner.