Barely three days after Ruto left the coastal region. Uhuru is visiting the region. In an abrupt and fast planned tour Uhuru is set to visit the larger Lamu county. Here the president is scheduled to launch and commission several development projects with an aim of helping the residents of the region.
In what is seen as a move to counter the popularity of the deputy president who received a warm welcome the president is expected to measure the depth of how his development narrative is being spread. Uhuru is expected to launch several boreholes which has been made with the help of the Kenya Defence forces in the security volatile regions which border the Witu and Boni forests. The fast move is also meant to disrupt the agendas put of ground by Ruto who seem to be taking the entire country by a storm in a bid meant to cement his political career and as a willing candidate for the 2022 general elections.
The president is also set to have a meeting with the region lesrders and who are affiliated to both Jubilee And ODM. Raila Odinga is also expected to be in the region to meet the president and the learders. The move by the president and his deputy is meant to weigh the regions strength, given that it has a high number of voters who are likely to change the presidential vote which is of great importance come next yesr.
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