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Why Honorable Karua Might Be The Best Choice To Deputize Odinga (Opinion)

The 2022 race is officially on in Kenya as the political contenders across the country are seen roaming the streets campaigning hunting votes for their various elective political positions as MCAs, MPs, Senators, Women Reps and Governors ahead of the polls.

The presidential race on the other hand is not left behind as the Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya Alliance flag bearer Honorable Raila Amollo Odinga and Deputy President William Samoei Ruto who appear to be the Kenya Kwanza Alliance flag bearer seen as the top contenders.

The two presidential candidates appear to be very popular than other presidential candidates due to the fact that they have made inroads for their political parties in many parts of the country Kenya.

The presidential seat is expected to remain vacant in August upon the retirement of President Kenyatta who shall have successfully completed his two-terms in the office of presidency.

Odinga had contested for the presidency seat four times in the Kenyan history. In the forthcoming 2022 race, he is expected to make his fifth attempt for the same.

In Odinga's Azimio One Kenya Alliance, Honorable Martha Karua and the former vice president Honorable Kalonzo Musyoka are seen as the most suitable running mates for Odinga.

Honorable Kalonzo Musyoka and his Wiper Democratic party team had even gone to an extent of threatening to withdraw from Azimio One Kenya Alliance if not given the deputy position.

In my own opinion, Honorable Karua qualifies to be Odinga's running mate. Karua had been proposed by some groups of women for the post. In Kenya, majority of registers voters are woman. Through nominating their fellow woman to take that position might influence many to vote for that pair, Odinga-Karua.

Honorable Karua is a renowned Mt Kenya politician. If given that position, she might influence the vote-rich Mount Kenya region who had never voted for Odinga to vote for Odinga in large numbers. This might also help Odinga to divide the vote-rich Mount Kenya region votes with Deputy Ruto who counts the region as one of his strongholds.

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