Popular comedian Jasper Muthomi, alias MC Jessy, has dropped his Imenti South parliamentary bid in favor of Mwiti Kathaara who is taking a stab at the same seat.
Deputy President William Ruto said in a tweet on Wednesday said that he will now take up a role in the presidential campaign team within the United Democratic Alliance party (UDA).
“MC Jessy (Jasper Muthomi) will join the presidential campaign team after postponing his parliamentary bid in favor of Mwiti Kathaara for the South Imenti Seat,” the DP tweeted.
The comedian joined the party on January 19 adding his name to the battle for the legislative position to replace the incumbent South Imenti MP Kathuri Murungi who has been at the helm since 2013.
He said: “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,” wrote MC Jessy.