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JUST IN: DP Ruto Lands in Mathira as Martha Karua is Welcomed by Thousands in Kirinyaga [Photos]

The race for the August 9th General Elections is heating up with the two top contenders for the seat pick their preffered running mates over the weekend before the deadline set by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision, IEBC.

Picture courtesy. Image from Mathira.

The Deputy President of Kenya, William Ruto, settled for Mathira Member of Parliament Rigathi Gachagua for his running mate after careful consideration.

This morning, according to reports, the Deputy President of Kenya is in Mathira Constituency where he will be attending the burial of the brother to the Mathira Member of Parliament.

Picture courtesy.

Rigathi Gachagua lost his brother after a short illness a few days ago and he is being buried at their home in Mathira this afternoon in a ceremony that the Deputy President is attending days after choosing Rigathi Gachagua as his running mate.

On the other hand, the Former Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Odinga, picked Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua as his running mate in an historic event at Kenyatta International Conference Center yesterday.

The Narc Kenya leader on the other hand, is attending a home coming ceremony at her home in Kirinyaga County where thousands of residents have turned up to welcome her.

According to reports this afternoon, as well, the Narc Kenya leader has been welcomed by supporters at Sagana Bridge where she has been forced to disembark from her vehicle and walk with them.

What are your thoughts on the two Running Mates?

Picture courtesy. Image from the scene.

Picture courtesy. Images from the scene.

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