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Why every Kenyan politician is wooing the Mt Kenya votes.

The 2022 Kenya's general election are near and every Presidential aspirant is planning and organizing his campaign team in order to form the next government in eleven months time. Many of these politicians have been attending church services and hosting other events in Mt. Kenya region with aim of consolidating their support base.

Mt. Kenya region which is mostly comprised of Kikuyu tribe and also the last tribe in terms of population according to 2019 census has become an hunting ground for all presidential candidates. It has a population of over 8million people and over 5 million registered voters.

The biggest and most influential presidential hopefuls are Raila Odinga,the ODM Party leader,William Samoei Ruto,Musalia Mudavadi and Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka,the wiper party leader. Today Raila Odinga has attended a church service in Murang'a where he has urged the residents of that county to back him in his 2022 ambitions of being the head of state.

Musalia Mudavadi,the party leader of ANC on the other side has attended a church service in Murang'a where he has promised to revive the economy if he is elected as the fifth president in next year's election.

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