It has emerged that Interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i ordered local security to skip functions in Nyamira county when William Ruto landed to officiate a number of functions.
Ruto arrived in his helicopter only to be received by local politicians led by West Mugirango MP Vincent Kemosi, Kitutu Masaba’s Shadrack Mose and Borabu MP Ben Momanyi.
Missing was local security team led by county commissioner Amos Mariba.Nyamira is the home of Matiang’i.
Only recently, Ruto confronted Interior PS Karanja Kibicho at JKIA, accusing him of sabotaging his trips across the country by withdrawing local state officials.
Kitutu Masaba MP Shadrack Mose assured Ruto support 2022. It is said that Ruto’s visit was aimed at taming Matiang’i influence in the area.
Matiang’i is mentioned as among those likely to be compromise presidential candidate in 2022.