The race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto has been gaining momentum each and everyday. Leaders from different political divide are pulling up their muscles to ensure that they reach out to many other political bigwigs to strengthen their campaign trail. Already contestants like Raila Odinga, Musalia Mudavadi, William Ruto and Kalonzo Musyoka have started traversing the country and making their intentions for presidency known.
Photo Courtesy; Uhuru, Raila and Ruto at an event.
The race has also been mixed with a possible referendum that is likely to occur this year due to the Building Bridges Initiative BBI. The initiative was co-founded by ODM party leader Raila Odinga and president Uhuru Kenyatta. It was meant to solve the historical injustices that has crippled the country since independence. It is also meant to solve cases of post election violence as it provides a room for the negotiations with the opposition.
Today, city lawyer Ahmednasir who is a big supporter to Jubilee government has come out gun blazing to predict who will be Raila's running mate. Ahmednasir continues by saying that all indications shows that Junet Mohammed will be qualified to deputize his party leader. His remarks created an online reactions as shown in the comments below;
"You can't be serious, Junet will not be Odinga's deputy," Dimore
"Afadhali Joho can help rally coastal support for the Raila," Olale.
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