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KOT reacts as MC Jessy’s dumps Ruto’s party

Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) have shared varied reactions following MC Jessy’s move to severe ranks with Deputy President William Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance (UDA) political outfit.

The popular comedian, born Jasper Muthoni, made the announcement on Monday, days after Ruto announced he’d handed a direct ticket for the Imenti South seat to his opponent.

The comedian has also turned down the job offer to work at the DP’s presidential secretariat and instead announced he will contest the seat as an Independent candidate.

“MC Jessy will join the presidential campaign team after postponing his parliamentary bid in favour of Mwiti Kathaara for the South Imenti Seat,” tweeted Ruto at the time.

“Sent like an arrow from a mighty man’s hand. We keep going,” MC Jessy wrote on his socials.


Despite disagreeing with the DP, MC Jessy thanked him for his counsel and pledged his support.

“Thank you my Boss HE The Deputy President Dr William Ruto for your counsel, my support for you remains intact!” he added.

MC Jessy was initially to vie for the constituency seat on a Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi-led Development Empowerment Party (DEP) popularly known as ‘Mbus’ before joining United Democratic Alliance (UDA)

“It’s now clear where the vision is heading. After many days of consultative meetings with my South Imenti people, I have officially been invited to join UDA. The groundwork that has been done has finally landed on the side of the winning team,” he posted on his social media pages after meeting DP Ruto in January 2022.