The ODM part leader and his allies are overworking to ensure that he becomes Uhuru's successor after the 2022 polls.
Raila's main focus is to capture the vote-rich Mount Kenya region which contributes to 40 percent of the total votes in the country according to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).The same region which failed him in the 2007 general elections, where he scored a 0.1 percent of the Mount Kenya votes.
Speaking on TV 47 on Wednesday 22nd,Kikuyu political analyst, Solomon Kuria said that Raila has a higher chance of beating all his opponents and becoming the next president with or without the influence of the 'deep state.'
Photo | Kikuyu Political Analyst Solomon Kuria
He explained that Raila has been putting on alot of efforts to capture Mountain Kenya region ahead of 2022 polls which puts him at a better position to be the next president.
He further said,the former prime minister has a good number of leaders who have vowed to support his bid, something that has never happened before.
He also noted that Raila has alot of influence in areas like Nyanza,coast and western Kenya ,hence he only needs a smaller percentage of Mt Kenya votes to become the next president which has already risen from the 0.1 percent he got in the 2017 general elections to seven percentage.Unlike the Deputy President who for him to succeed his boss ,he must ensure he gets over 95 percent of votes in both Mount Kenya region and Rift valley.
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