Mr Ruto said Kenyans will choose their leaders through elections, and not negotiations in boardrooms.

He claimed the opposition wanted to cause chaos through demonstrations so as to negotiate a coalition government.

“We will not accept shortcuts to power. Whoever wants to lead Kenyans should subject himself to the people,” he added.

Mr Ruto said the government will assist pastoralists in the area currently facing drought.

He said the government will construct dams and sink boreholes to reduce water shortage.

WEATHER

He said the government will also buy weak animals from the farmers and help them restock when the weather improves.

The Deputy President spoke when he received former ODM Kajiado Governor David Nkedianye, who decamped to Jubilee.

Also present at Mr Nkedianye's home in Kitengela were governors Joseph ole Lenku (Kajiado) and Samuel Tunai (Narok).

Mr Nkedianye said he decided to join Jubilee because of its development record.

He said he will withdraw his petition against Mr Lenku as well as support his administration deliver to the Kajiado people.

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