As Kenya prepares for the 2022 general elections, there are some signs that ethnicised political discourse and it's underlying drivers are changing. With both the former prime Minister Raila Odinga and the current Deputy President taking the lead in the race on who takes over the mantle to lead Kenya from Uhuru Kenyatta.
Ruto has been the man to watch in current Kenyan politics after attracting multitudes and large crowds of people every where he preaches his manifesto. The Deputy President has come up with BOTTOM UP economy slogan which he believes that it will revive the economic situation of this country claiming that it will create job opportunities for the jobless youths in the country. In his current tour in Migori County which is assumed to be Raila's bedroom in terms of politics, Ruto claimed that he helped Raila become the Prime Minister back in 2007 and insisted that he will protect both Uhuru and Raila if he assumes power come 2022.
On the other hand the former prime Minister says that he is the best suited candidate to succeed president Uhuru. In his recent tour to Mt Kenya region, Raila claimed that he will revertilize various agricultural sectors and enabling small business enterprises to thrive. Four governors from Mt Kenya region, Lee Kinyanjui, Francis Kimemia, Nderitu murithi and James Nyoro pledged to lay a structured road map to sell Raila's candidacy. Addressing various rallies Baba pledges to revive ailing sectors.
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