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New Problem for Raila's Azimio Coalition After Some Politicians Ditched the Camp for Kenya Kwanza

Azimio La Umoja one kenya alliance is a political coalition that is headed by a prominent politician and the former prime minister Hon Raila Amolo Odinga, the son of great politician the late mzee Jaramog Oginga Odinga.

The Azimio la Umoja-One kenya was most popular political coalition in kenya in the just concluded general election 2022. The coalition was in high competition with Kenya Kwanza coalition led by the Deputy president Doctor William Ruto who is currently the fifth president elect and deputized by Rigathi Gachagua who is the deputy president elect.

However, Azimio lost in the contest to Dp William Ruto who garnered more than 7 million votes while Rt Hon Raila Odinga got over 6 million of the total votes cast. Odinga who alias as BABA in the current politics, showed his doubt of the results announced by Independent Electrol and Boundaries Commission chairperson Wafula Chebukati and therefore he is expected to challenge the results in supreme court of kenya headed by CJ Martha Koome.

The coalition led by Mr Odinga was believes to be largest with more than 25 political parties in kenya. The parties also included the rulling party that is Jubilee, ODM of Mr Odinga, WIPER of ukambani kingpin Hon Kalonzo Musyoka, KANU of Gedion Moi, NARC Kenya of Martha Karua and who was the running mate in the Azimio presidential bid.

Today on 18th of August 2022, United Democratic Movement, UDM led by Mandera Senator Elect Ali Roba, was also a political party in the Azimio la Umoja-One kenya alliance umbrella ditched the coalition and joined the Kenya Kwanza of the new president elect His Excellency William Ruto. Other leaders who have joined Kenya Kwanza include Mandera Deputy Gov-Elect Ali Maalim, Wajir Sen-Elect Abbas Sheikh, MPs Umulkheir Kassim (Mandera), Bashir Abdullahi (Mandera N.), Kullow Hassan (Banisa), Joseph Lekuton (Laisamis), Mangale Munga (Lunga Lunga), AbdulEnrahim Haro (Mandera S.) and Adan Haji (Mandera W).

Their decamping comes after Lamu Woman Rep Muthoni Marubu, and Machakos town MP Caleb Mule who was affiliated to Azimio joined Kenya Kwanza. This boosted the number of Kenya Kwanza in the national assembly attracting an advantage over Azimio coalition.

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