The presence of Matiangi’s name in the Nyanza declaration came as a big surprise to many including one of Ruto’s strong allies Dennis Itumbi who took to Facebook to condemn the act that was done by Matiang’i. He even shared the details of the Nyanza declaration which was declared today in a meeting in Homabay.
An extract from Denis Itumbi's post
From the documents, Matiang’I and several other leaders including the current governor James Ongwae were among the regional leaders from the Kisii community who appended their signature in the declaration. The declaration seeks to endorse Raila as the presidential candidate.
This move confirming Ruto’s worst fears since he is among the presidential candidates who are seeking to be elected as president of Kenya in the next polls. Ruto has continued to meet political leaders from different regions at his Karen home to strategize on his bid. Do you think Matiangi’s role will impact Raila’s votes and influence? React below.
Here is the full declaration;
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