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Analysis: 2022 Presidential Battle Grounds Where Odinga Could Be Leading

The battle for numbers eleven months to the electioneering day is spicing up as the country's political titans, ODM leader Raila Odinga, and deputy president William Ruto get on a serious political odyssey in readiness to what is hyped to be Kenya's most tumultuous elections.

Although he has gone mum on his presidential ambitions, activities in his ODM camp indicate that he will be giving another shot on the Presidential seat. On the other hand, his political student come competitor Dp William Ruto has continued to rest assure his supporters that come what may his name will be in the presidential ballot in 2022.

His political aggressiveness has made him successfully invade regions traditionally perceived to be Odinga's strongholds luring into his camp key Odinga's allies to help him set up a well oiled campaign when time is ripe.

In efforts to recapture the lost allies, Odinga has also been making intrudes in regions that were declared Jubilee Party zones in the last election and in away his efforts seem to be bearing fruits shifting the the battle for tyranny of numbers from regions to particular counties.

Here are three counties where Odinga's magnitude of invasion is slowly being felt if elections were held today they will be battle grounds for the two political titans.

Recently a delegation from Northern Eastern region declared they will support Odinga's presidential bid come 2022. The legislators from the pastoralists communities hailing Odinga for his liberation efforts said it was time for him to take the country's top leadership.

Efforts by Garissa County governor Ali Korane to support Odinga's ideologies from the BBI agenda to several meetings they have held together portrays that the County is likely to support Odinga's bid come 2022.

Kajiado could also be described as a battle ground for the 2022 presidential election. So far it is not yet clear who has control over the county but if Odinga's efforts to lure the county governor Joseph Ole Lenku behind him are anything to go by, he could be having an upper hand.

Nyamira county is also one of the counties Odinga is seemingly interested in recapturing. The county despite thought to be an ODM zone is one of those the Hustler Nation brags to enjoy massive support. However, under the watch of Odinga's and the president's close allies, ODM is hoping to see it support their candidate come 2022.

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