, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 4 – The Jubilee Party is set to hold its first National Governing Council meeting on Friday at the Bomas of Kenya.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto are expected to attend the meeting, although no confirmations have been issued by their communication offices.
Key on the agenda of the Governing Council Meeting will be to ratify names of new officials who will lead the party ahead of next year’s General Election in which President Kenyatta and Ruto will be seeking re-election.
Thirteen political parties in September dissolved to form the Jubilee Party.
The parties folded were President Kenyatta’s The National Alliance (TNA), Deputy President Ruto’s United Republican Party (URP), Kiraitu Murungi’s Alliance Party of Kenya and Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka’s New Ford-Kenya.
The others were Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP), United Democratic Forum (UDF), National Rainbow Coalition, Ford People, the Republican Congress Party (RC), Tip Tip, the United Party of Kenya (UPK), the Grand National Unity (GNU) and the Party of National Unity (PNU).