Deputy President William Ruto has moved with speed to try calm a vicious storm in Jubilee party hours after DCI officers arrested Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ng’eno.
Ruto’s reaction follows a charged up reaction from Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi following the arrest of Ng’eno for using demeaning and abusive language against president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Taking to his twitter handle, the DP cautioned the leaders to exercise restraint and steer away from insulting other Kenyans.
Leaders should exercise restraint and avoid insults and bad language against other kenyans.Unsavoury words against mothers and Head of State is a NO, NO. No amount of anger justifies use of offensive insulting language.There exists decent ways to communicate however one feels.
— William Samoei Ruto, PhD (@WilliamsRuto) September 7, 2020
In what appeared to be a tweet directed at Oscar Sudi, Ruto said that making derogatory remarks against Uhuru Kenyatta and his mother Mama Ngina was crossing the red line.
“Leaders should exercise restraint and avoid insults and bad language against other Kenyans. Unsavoury words against mothers and Head of State is a NO, NO. No amount of anger justifies use of offensive insulting language. There exists decent ways to communicate however one feels.” Ruto said on Twitter.
Emurua Dikir MP Johana Ng’eno was re-arrested by the DCI after he was released from police custody at Trans Mara East Sub-County and transferred to Narok Police station. He is currently locked up in Narok Police station as at 9:50pm.
The police preferred charges of incitement against the Mp and has been driven to an unknown destination after angry youths threatened to release him from police custody.
“In his address, he used demeaning and abusing language against the head of state. The same was captured and went viral on social media…” read part of the charges against Ng’eno.
“If you want to arrest as, do so. If you want to shoot us, do so. How many were killed by your father (Jomo Kenyatta) yet he also is six feet under. You don’t threaten us. Kenya is our land.” Ng’eno had said on Sunday.
Reacting to his arrest Kapseret Mp pointed a finger at President Uhuru Kenyatta for ordering for the arrest of those allied to William Ruto and critical of his rule.
We must work so hard to NEVER allow Oscar Sudi and his ilk anywhere near power. These are bitter souls that will be running death squads to eliminate critics in Nairobi. They will not only eliminate and throw out bodies in Tsavo, but they will loot this country like never before pic.twitter.com/jUHOaEC1hZ
— Lord Abraham Mutai (@ItsMutai) September 7, 2020
The arrest comes hours after a video of him emerged on social media making passionate lecture to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
“Uhuru should work with the Deputy President and if you do not want to do so, go home, Kenya does not belong to Uhuru Kenyatta…Kenya belongs to the people, this is not a country you can rule the way you want, and if you want to jail us, so be it,” ranted the MP.
In the angry rant, the Mp told the President to rule fairly or dissolve the government and return to his Gatundu home.
He further took a swipe at CS Tobiko and Rift Valley Regional Coordinator George Natembeya for the skirmishes witnessed in Narok South.