President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he is not bothered by whoever will succeed him in 2022.
Instead, the President said, petty politics should be stopped and focus shifted to development.
“This is the only way to end poverty in Kenya. And I urge all Kenyans, lets come together and unite, work together, end corruption and ensure the taxes we collect on behalf of Kenyans is used to improve the lives of Kenyans, not politicking all the time,” Uhuru said at he Bidco Industrial Park in Ruiru, Kiambu County, during the official inauguration of the facility on Thursday.
“Power will come, and it’s God who gives leadership positions. The election will come and go, but Kenya will remain. There is, therefore, no need to incite Kenyans, always politicking. Whoever will be elected, God knows, I don’t mind.”
In attendance were Deputy President William Ruto, ODM leader Raila Odinga, CS Peter Munya, Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu and industrialist Vimar Shah.
Uhuru spoke a day after Kapseret MP and a close ally of DP Ruto said the President Uhuru is unable to lead the country and should quit to pave the way for new leadership.
The MP said Uhuru is engaging in sideshows in the war on graft “because even his Big Four agenda has failed”. He accused the head of state of being unable to meet Jubilee MPs and failing to resolve the row on the Division of Revenue Bill.
“Tell your leaders you are fed up with politics,” President Kenyatta said.