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Blow to DP Ruto after Rift valley politician joined to KUP party

West pokot governor John lonyangapuo has formed his own political party in preparation of the next general election. The hilarious governor is the party leader of Kenya Union party.

The newly formed party publicly endorsed Raila Odinga presidential bid during a consultative meeting at Kapenguria in West pokot county early this month. The party leader and officials unanimously endorsed the former prime minister for presidency.

Today a senior leader from Riftvalley region have defected to the party. The former West pokot deputy governor Hon. Titus Lotee publicly defected to Kenya Union party which is one of the parties which have endorsed Raila Odinga for presidency.

The former deputy governor was warmly received to Kenya Union party by senior party officials led by West pokot governor John lonyangapuo and the party's secretary general David Pkosing.

" Former West pokot deputy governor and Kacheliba parliamentary aspirant joins KUP. He was received by his Excellency John lonyangapuo and David Pkosing" wrote KUP digital communication officer Mr. Mark Achodomoi on his official Facebook page.

The deputy governor defection comes a day after deputy president William Ruto met West pokot county leaders for consultative meeting led by former West pokot governor Simon Kachapin. Other leaders present included; Hon. Samuel Morito, Hon. Peter Lochakapong, Hon. Lomunokol and Hon. Tomitom.

The former West pokot governor Simon Kachapin will be using UDA party to vie for the county's gubernatorial bid. He will be competing with the incumbent West pokot governor John lonyangapuo and the KUP party leader.

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