Former Kakamega Senator Boni Khawale has officially joined Jubilee Party to replace David Murathe as the deputy party chairman.
The firebrand politician made the announcement when he symbolically hosted Deputy President William Ruto at his rural home in Malinya, Kakamega County.
News of Khawale abandoning Ford-Kenya for Jubilee comes few days after your favorite Weekly Citizen uncovered faces behind Ruto’s new political Party which is in the offing.
The plot is to rope in Khawale and other like-minded politicians into Jubilee before a surprise major walkout into Ruto’s new political vehicle.
Ruto is on the drawing board quietly shopping for a political party ahead of 2022 general elections and according to sources also earmarked for a big post in the new party is Senator Ken Lusaka from Bungoma.
Sources further reveal that the DP plans to appoint Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa as the party’s treasurer as one way of winning Coast and women votes.
In Eastern region Ruto plans to appoint Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi to be the new party leader in the region while in Turkana the DP has already won over Governor Josphat Nanok who will be a key pillar in his new party.