The National Rainbow Coalition- Kenya (NARC) Party leader Martha Karua has openly defended the Deputy President William Ruto's bottom-up economic strategy following the rift in the ruling Jubilee Party.
While speaking on way of phone to Hot 96 radio station, the long serving Gichugu Member of Parliament slammed President Uhuru Kenyatta for excluding Deputy President William Ruto in his second term plans. Earlier this year, Martha Karua openly slammed the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) and clearly stated her rejection.
"Deputy President William Ruto is a man rich in wisdom", Karua added. Martha further blamed President Kenyatta for ousting DP Ruto and welcoming Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party leader Raila Odinga into the ruling docket.
Following the emergence of the rift in Jubilee Party, DP Ruto opted to establishing the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party. The newly formed UDA has continued to gain popularity as witnessed in the recent by-elections. Recently, UDA's aspirant Njuguna Wanjiku edged out Jubilee's Kariri Njama to claim the hotly contested spot.