Former George Wajackoyah’s running mate Justina Wamae has officially resigned from the Roots Party.
In a statement on Thursday, September 22, Justina stated that her role as Wajackoyah’s running mate ended when the Supreme Court upheld President William Ruto’s win.
Justina also asked the party to remove his name from the party’s register.
he declaration of H.E President William Ruto and H.E Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua on the 16th of August 2022 and subsequent upholding of the election by the Supreme court of Kenya on the 5th of September 2022,” read part of her statement.”In this regard, I tender my resignation as a member of the Roots Party of Kenya. Kindly accord the ORPP the requirements for my name’s prompt removal from your party register,” the statement read on.
In an apparent swipe at the party officials, Wamae disclosed that the Roots party’s end goal was to get the political party’s funds.
“A party is not entitled to funding if they do not have elected members. The hostility besides the project was that mizizi will benefit from the fund. I have voluntarily resigned. They can now eat hot air. Watch this space,” Wamae tweeted.
The registrar of political parties has confirmed receipt of her resignation and she is now not a member of any political party.
“This Office acknowledges receipt of your letter dated 22 September 2022 on the above subject matter and duly notes the content therein,” stated Ann Nderitu.