Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua asks Cabinet Secretaries to ignore the opinion polls raking their performances.
Speaking on Friday, December 14 during the launch of the construction works for the Riruta-Ngong Commuter Rail line in Ngong, the Deputy President called on the CSs to focus on the roles that they have been assigned by President William Ruto.
“If you listen to this people making noise you will get stuck. If the President and I listen to the people making noise, the country will halt, you ignore and focus on the work that you have been assigned” Gachagua stated.
The DP pointed out that the recent poll by TIFA was contradicting by indicated that hustlers were disappointed with President Ruto’s leadership and also ranked UDA as the most popular party in the country.
“Ignore those things, they have no meaning. The same opinion poll says that the hustlers are disappointed with President William Ruto and that the most popular party is UDA. How come? It’s a contradiction. Who is the party leader of UDA? It is the President. So, if UDA is the most popular party, how come the same opinion poll says something different?” Gachagua wondered.
In the poll which was released on Wednesday December 13, Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki emerging as the best-performing with a rating of 65 percent followed by Prime Cabinet Secretary and Foreign and Diaspora Affairs Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi with a rating of 62 percent and Education CS Ezekiel Machogu with a rating of 58 percent.
Health CS Susan Nakhumicha and Transport CS Kipchumba Murkomen tied in fourth place with a rating of 57 percent.
At the same time, Energy CS Davis Chirchir was ranked as the worst-performing CS in the poll.