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Details Leaked Out Of What Might Force Raila Odinga To Retire From Politics Before 2027

ODM party leader Raila Odinga, according to political expert Fred Sasia, still possesses the necessary skills to be politically active. As a result of his five losses and the fact that his support base appears to be eroding, the pundit believes Raila's political career shouldn't be written out.

The former prime minister, according to him, has experienced this situation several times since 2013, but each time he has come out stronger. In his opinion, Raila is so adept at recreating himself for each election that he cannot be ousted from government for partisan reasons.

In 2013, "many feared it was the end of the road for him," but Sasia told The Star that he had come back even stronger, to the point where even his most ardent followers were taken aback, after changing his technique. He believes that Raila's advanced age—which is not in his favor—will be the single factor compelling him to retire from active politics before 2027.

He asserts that the only factor preventing Raila from succeeding at the moment is his approaching age, and that as a result, even his ardent supporters are starting to doubt him. He is also quoted as adding that change is not imminent, his charisma is being put to the test, age has caught up with him, and his once-dedicated supporters aren't as devout any more. Even though he said during the campaigns that he would step down if he lost again, Raila has been quiet about his departure.


As he prepares to compete for president in the 2027 elections, Kalonzo Musyoka, the head of the Wiper party, appears to have gathered the support of his Azimio La Umoja coalition.

Source

https://www.the-star.co.ke/siasa/2022-10-02-raila-is-between-the-devil-and-the-deep-blue-sea/

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