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Rigathi Gachagua Emerges in a List of Top Seven Possible Presidential Running Mates From Mt Kenya

A list of seven possible presidential running mates from Mt Kenya region has emerged through a leading media House, the Star, through their social media accounts.

In the list are some of the top most politicians from the central Kenya region who are thought to be among those who will be selected by the leading presidential candidates in the upcoming presidential elections.

Among them are close allies of the main presidential candidates among them the former Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga and his close competitor the United Democratic Alliance movement Party candidate Deputy President William Ruto.

Among those in the list are Members of Parliament, members of president Uhuru Kenyatta's cabinet as well as former Presidential Candidates from the region.

The list has former Justice and constitutional affairs Minister Martha Karua who is also a former Gichugu constituency Member of Parliament. Martha Karua has already indicated she cannot be deputy president William Ruto's running mate.

Her close competitor from Kirinyaga county governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru is also in the list of possible running mates with Waiguru already in the UDA party and a possible running mate of the Deputy President William Ruto.

Among other possible running mates of Raila Odinga is Former Presidential Candidate Peter Kenneth who is from Gatanga constituency. The cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of agriculture CS Peter Munya is also in the list.

Others are Nakuru county governor Lee Kinyanjui who is a close ally of the former Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga as well as Mathira constituency Member of Parliament Honourable Rigathi Gachagua who is a close ally of the deputy president William Ruto.

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