Jubilee leaders have dismissed claims that the party is divided.
Led by Deputy President William Ruto, the leaders said Jubilee Party was formed with a goal of ending ethnic-based politics that had for a long time divided the country.
He said Jubilee had made significant progress because it chose to foster unity among Kenyans, a key ingredient in the transformation of Kenya.
“As Jubilee deputy party leader, I want to tell Kenyans that Jubilee is a party we formed to answer the question of tribal and divisive politics,” he noted.
Speaking on Friday at Chesumei in Nandi County during the opening of Emsos Technical and Vocational College, the Deputy President asked those spreading propaganda that Jubilee is divided to stop interfering with the party’s affairs.
He said Jubilee is well aware of the dangers of division and tribal politics and the harm it had caused to Kenya.
Leaders who accompanied the Deputy President said Jubilee Party was united under the leadership of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Dr Ruto.
They were Nandi Governor Stephen Sang, MPs Wilson Kogo (Chesumei), Vincent Tuwei (Mosop), Cornelly Serem (Aldai), Tecla Tum (Woman Rep, Nandi), Senator Samson Cherargei (Nandi ), Julius Melly (Tinderet) and Benjamin Washiali (Mumias East).
Mr Melly urged Jubilee leaders to work towards the unity of the party “because the President and his deputy are a united team”.
On his part, Mr Serem said they support and respect the President and his deputy, dismissing disunity reports as propaganda.
“We are behind you and the President. We as you and President Kenyatta to continue leading us in the right path,” said the Nandi Senator.
Mr Washiali asked Jubilee supporters to ignore propaganda spread by competitors to divide the party, adding that Jubilee Party members want to move forward together.
At the same time, the leaders called for the strengthening of the disciplinary mechanism within the party.
Mr Cherargei asked Jubilee Party members to be disciplined.m
“We want Jubilee to be a party of discipline. Since election, we have not had a single meeting to discuss party issues,” added Mr Washiali.
Mr Kogo lauded the Government’s initiative to set up a technical training institute in every constituency, a project aimed at equipping youths with technical skills that would drive Kenya’s development.