On Kenya one has to have several things to vie for the top seat. The presidency is the most coveted seat in the country by seasoned politicians. William Ruto being a deputy president has tasted the benefits of power. This is a key factor contributing to his ambitions of becoming Kenya's fifth president.
The state machinery, which composes of president Uhuru Kenyatta and other top government officials area against Ruto. The group is not ready to see him in statehouse next year in August. The state has been frustrating his political plans and intimidating his close allies. This has proved a hard task for Ruto as most governors are not ready to associate with him.
The deep state which is a group of wealthy and we'll connected individuals who run the government behind the scenes. This business class faceless men are against Ruto's presidential bid. They are divided on either supporting Raila Odinga or Musalia Mudavadi.
William Ruto with all the money and proficiency in grassroot politics he may still found it hard to ascend to power. It has been alleged in the past that no one wins without the backing of these two powerful groups.
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