With less than ten months before the country elects its president, Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga have emerged as the front runners in the race to become the fifth president of Kenya.
According to Political Analysts, the 2022 elections is past tribal lines, and Kenyans are embracing a leader who has their interests at heart despite his tribe or political party.
ANC MP Titus Khamala who is a Bishop on Sunday admitted that Ruto's popularity across the Western Region was increasing at a higher rate, and he had connected very well with the youth and the ordinary citizen.
The Lurambi MP added that the region that thought Raila was its biggest threat while drumming up support for Musalia Mudavadi's presidential bid, but Ruto had emerged as the man to beat over his increasing popularity and they thus have to change their strategy.
"As a man of God, I do not want to lie to you. The truth of the matter is that this man (Ruto) is gaining popularity on the ground, more so among our jobless youth and those who are struggling economically," said Khamala.
He was supported by Nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi who however claimed that Ruto's support was increasing due to support of leaders who allegedly receives some money.
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