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Raila: Why Uhuru And I Changed Mind On Matiangi 2022 Presidency And Opted For Plan B.

DP Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga in mashujaa day celebrations.

The race for statehouse has gathered momentum and all the forefront Contenders are leaving nothing to chance.

The DP William Ruto was yesterday in Kakamega county where he vowed that he will not allow his votes to be stolen by the deep state as he challenged his opponents for a duel.

On the other hand, his fiarcest rival ODM leader Raila Odinga was in Nyamira county to drum up Support for his Azimio la umoja.

Odinga who was hosted by Interior CS Dr Fred Matiangi and Nyamira county governor Mr Nyaribo took time to explain how the supper CS almost became a compromise candidate for 2022.

Raila said that both the president and himself had agreed to support Matiangi to become Kenya's fifth president but somehow they decided to change tact.

" We discussed how things should be and at one time I said I am ready to support Dr Matiangi for the top seat but after doing our review on how the forest looked like, he said that I should go first but we are together every step we have taken we have taken after consultations.", Said Odinga.

Since he took over a number of DP Ruto's functions, Matiangi has been projected as a presidential Contender.

The two leaders then outlined their plans to unite the country ahead of 2022 and make sure that they beat DP William Ruto on the ballot.

The former prime minister took the opportunity to burry his hatched with Matiangi and at point, he cut short his speech and called Matiangi for a ceremonial Handshake.

With the newfound Unity, Raila symbolically Said that it will easy to flush hyenas out of the forest.

He praised Dr Matiangi for being bold and no nonsense leader who discharges his duties with diligence and therefore has a bright future beyond 2022.

At the same time, Matiangi was given permission to negotiate on behalf of the community and allowed to work with Raila Odinga.

Raila at the same venue helped unite Matiangi with Kisii governor James ongwae who was also present.

It's worth noting that Matiangi and ongwae developed bad blood during the hotly Contested Bonchari By-election which was won by ODM candidate.

Matiangi also was accused by NASA in 2017 for using police to unleash terror on opposition Supporters.

He however said yesterday that he will support the handshake between Uhuru kenyatta and Raila Odinga.

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