Tuju tipped to take over as JP chair­man

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics News -

For­mer Min­is­ter Raphael Tuju is tipped to take up the chair­man­ship of Pres­i­dent Uhuru Kenyatta’s Ju­bilee Party dur­ing its Na­tional Gov­ern­ing Coun­cil this morn­ing.

In­sid­ers have dis­closed that the for­mer Rarieda MP is seen as the com­pro­mise holder of the of­fice to avoid a fall­out among the 12 par­ties that dis­solved and merged into the party.

There has been anx­i­ety over se­lec­tion of of­fi­cials since the party was launched on Septem­ber 10. This has been marked by in­tense lob­by­ing for pow­er­ful po­si­tions.

Uhuru, as the party leader, will chair the meet­ing in which he and Deputy Pres­i­dent Wil­liam Ruto, who is the deputy party leader, will un­veil the party of­fi­cials to the NGC

Other mem­bers of NGC in­clude all mem­bers of the Na­tional Ex­ec­u­tive Coun­cil, all party Mem­bers of the Na­tional Assem­bly, sen­a­tors, wo­man rep­re­sen­ta­tives, governors and deputy governors.

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