President William Samoei Ruto's visit to western Kenya has caused a stir because that is Raila Odinga's stronghold.
The President visited the region last week. The observers say the trip could change the region's Politics.
"Look at the likes of Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli and his former troops and you have the answer," says a political analyst Barrack Muluka.
It appears Azimio's foot soldiers have already shifted to Ruto. The President returned to the region last week for the first time since he became the President of the Republic of Kenya.
While in Western, Ruto was hosted by the region's leaders like Kakamega Governor Fernandez Baraza, Francis Atwoli, ODM lawmakers Titus khamala (Lurambi), Bernard Shinali (Ikolomani) and Manuel Wangwe from Navakholo.
Barack Muluka says that the President has already fulfilled some of the promises to the region after appointing Mudavad and Wetangula to key positions.
The President's tour to the region also come with goodies including a promise to pump funds into the revival of mumias Sugar Company And to upgrade the Kakamega Airstrip.
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