Rift Valley region is perceived to be the strong hold of Deputy President William Ruto and no doubt it is. Deputy President William Ruto is seeking to take over from president Uhuru Kenyatta as the next president of Kenya in next year's general election. He is set to battle out with the former prime minister Raila Odinga for the seat in 2022.
But today, some Rift Valley region leaders led by Elgeyo Marakwet governor Alex Tolgos vowed to support Raila Odinga's presidential bid. They met with ODM deputy party leader Hon Wycliffe Oparanya where they promised to use all their energy and resources to support Raila Odinga next year.
Taking to his Facebook page, Wycliffe Oparanya wrote, "Today I held a consultative meeting with ODM aspirants from West Pokot county and promised them for free and fair and nomination.
They party will stand with them as they mobilize support for our party leader Raila Odinga and as they also popularize ODM in the county."
Do you think this move will affect DP Ruto's chances of ascending to state house? Kindly share your views.
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