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Details Emerged On What Is Happening to Uhuru's State Machinery

Collins Ajuok, a political expert, has stated that President Uhuru Kenyatta is having an increasingly difficult time maintaining support among his people and inside the state machinery. He agrees that Uhuru's loss of support from his Mt. Kenya region's tribal and political leaders is a major blow to his efforts to prove to the country that he has been successful as president.

Ajuok concedes that the President has lost most of his authority to his deputy, William Ruto, who has been able to take it away by shrewd and crafty maneuvering, leaving the President vulnerable and alone. Uhuru's rejection by his supporters, in his view, is a victory for Ruto, who is eager to succeed him, since it makes it more difficult for Uhuru to convince Kenyans that he has succeeded, even though he has.

"If you look at President Kenyatta's position in comparison to his predecessors, you'll see that he's in a really special place. Since his deputy has spent years indoctrinating and brainwashing the populace, he has lost much of the loyalty of his tribe, which is crucial in a country like his "According to a newspaper story cited by the commentator, "The Star." He claims that the state machinery, which is already straining to execute its job without the backing of retiring leaders, has been left with the responsibility of proving his achievements.

He thinks the State Machinery is getting too clunky to do its job, and that the President is still unpopular because of his perceived failure as a leader, both of which will help Ruto and his supporters who are betting against him in August. The president's image as a leader who has let down his people, he says, persists because "even that state machinery is so inept."

The majority of Mt. Kenya's former allies in the administration have since defected to Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party, with the DP highlighting Uhuru's shortcomings as a central plank in his platform. Not willing to accept responsibility, he instead places the blame on Uhuru's handshake with ODM leader Raila Odinga.


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