My Heart Skips a Beat Every Time I See Him! Franklin Bett on Ruto’s Ally Omar Hassan

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Former Mombasa Senator Omar Hassan’s sentiments on a section of Kalenjin leaders in 2008 could come back to haunt him after former Roads Minister Franklin Bett came out to express his concerns.

Taking to his twitter page on Sunday, Bett expressed his worries over Hassan’s presence in Ruto’s camp, saying every time he sees Omar, his heart misses a beat over the evil plans the former senator allegedly planned against him and Ruto in connection to the 2007-2008 post-election violence.

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Despite his recent bromance with the DP, Bett accused Hassan of describing Kalenjin leaders as warlords in 2008. He recounted the time Hassan allegedly told him straight on the face that he (Bett) colluded with Ruto to coordinate the spontaneous violence that erupted in the entire Rift Valley region after the 2007 General elections.

Bett, who is currently serving as the chairman of the Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) after President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed him to the position, added that Hassan’s report was largely relied upon by the ICC prosecution to press charges against Ruto.

“Every time I see this guy, my heart misses a beat! He roundly described the Kalenjin leaders of 2007/8 as warlords. He told me in the face: “You and Ruto organized and coordinated the violence in Rift Valley.” Lies! It chilled me. Incidentally, ICC relied on his Report!”

However, some users advised Bett to forgive and forget since Ruto himself had forgiven and reconciled with the former youthful senator.

According to some of the users, Hassan was young and was confused by the large sums of money allegedly offered to him by the mzungus

The former Wiper Democratic Party Secretary-General joined Ruto’s camp in October 2017, after revealing that a phone call from Deputy President William Ruto had wooed him to the Jubilee Party.

The transition from being a Raila Odinga loyalist to a disciple of Deputy President William Ruto left many friends and foes of Omar Hassan bewildered.

Although he describes his new friendship with William Ruto as a leap of pragmatism, Omar’s critics have accused him of opportunism.

Recently, the DP picked up new point-men to spearhead his first stab at the presidency among them Omar Hassan, Former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama and Kakamega’s former Boni Khalwale.

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