The deputy president William Ruto is working tirelessly to ensure he succeed his boss in 2022. Although President Uhuru Kenyatta promised to support Ruto's presidential bid, he has categorically said that he will not do so. This is why Ruto is fighting for his own political journey. He has assembled necessary resources that will assist him. According to his political ideologies, regional political parties are not necessary in Kenya. This is why he has been saying that he will it enter or join with regional political parties.
Honourable Martha Karua, Moses Kuria, Kiunjuri a d others have decided not to fold up their political parties. According to them, they fought for multiparty during president Moi's era and they will not support any attempt to take them back. Ms Karua advocated for the strengthening of the region's parties.
"We cannot go back to the one-party system. We must be respected. I am urging my colleagues not to bow to intimidation and fold up. Let us compete fairly in the coming polls," Ms Karua said.
They are fearing that if they fold their political parties a d join UDA, they will be mistreated or pulled like what was happening in 1990s.
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