The Former President Uhuru Kenyatta has been kicked out of jubilee Party leadership this is according to East African Legislative Assembly member Kanini kega’s led faction.
The faction has claimed that the former President will be replaced by nominated member of Parliament and former Murang’a women representative Sabina chege as the new Jubilee party leader.
This was resolved after the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting which was held today Tuesday 2nd of may.
The Kanini Kega led team however cited that according to section 6(1) of the 2003 Presidential Benefits Act, the retired President should not hold any political office in any political party six months after retiring.
Last Friday on April 26th former President Uhuru Kenyatta together with other jubilee Party members held a NEC meeting where he fired jubilee Party chairperson Nelson Dzuya and Executive Director Wambui Gichuru.
The coup at jubilee which is being led by Kanini Kega has been strongly condemned by other Azimio la Umoja leaders who cites President William Ruto’s hand in the whole drama.
Jubilee party is one of the founding parties of Azimio la Umoja coalition which flagged Raila Odinga as their Presidential flag bearer, however Odinga came second in the hotly contested August 2022 general election, loosing it to the then Deputy President.
Kega’s faction have been trying to pull jubilee Party out of Azimio la Umoja so as to join the Kenya Kwanza Coalition.