ODM leaders at a past event. [Source/Hivisasa]
Ruto is being touted as the frontrunner as more MPs allied to Kieleweke, the faction that supports the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, continue to join his camp.
Ruto and Wamuchomba. [Source/WSR]
Just the last one week, Gathoni wa Muchomba (Kiambu Women Representative), Gabriel Kago wa Lydia (Githunguri), David Gikaria (Nakuru East) and Subukia's Samuel Gachobe have decamped from Jubilee to Ruto's camp.
His United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party has registered almost 5 million new members a few weeks after it rolled out national-wide recruitment exercise.
ODM chair John Mbadi. [Source/Hivisasa]
ODM MPs led by party chairman John Mbadi said they were not scared of the DP's political moves and promised a bruising battle that will send him to the opposition.
Nyatike MP Tom Odege and his Nyando Jared Okello asked Ruto to prepare to be in the opposition after the 2022 polls.
DP Ruto. [Source/WSR]
Mbadi said the DP should in fact not wait for 2022 but he should resign now and lead the opposition since he was no longer reading from the same script with his boss.
The Suba South MP said the opposition was not a preserve of certain communities and asked Ruto to lead his UDA brigade into opposing Uhuru's Jubilee administration.
Speaking on Thursday night in an exclusive interview with KTN, Ruto said he won't resign from his position, noting he played a crucial role in bringing the government to power and it would be betrayal to over 8 million Kenyans who voted for Jubilee.
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