Musyoka was among top politicians who joined hands in 2002 under the National Rainbow Coalition (Narc) to end Kanu's 39-year rule.
Kalonzo contested the seat on an ODM-Kenya party ticket.
At the height of the post-election chaos that led to the deaths of more than 1000 people and many others displaced, Kibaki appointed Kalonzo as Kenya's 10th Vice President since independence.
This was after the now-retired president was sworn in at a private event at State House Nairobi, by the then Chief Justice Evans Gicheru who passed away on Christmas Day last year (2020) after a long illness.
Kalonzo thanked President Kibaki for the appointment, as the international community mounted pressure on Kibaki and Raila to begin negotiations and end the chaos.
The two leaders agreed to talk under the mediation of former United Nations(UN) Secretary-General Koffi Annan (now deceased).
The talks led to a power-sharing deal between Kibaki and Raila. In the new deal, Kibaki remained as the President and the Head of State while Raila took the newly created position of Prime Minister.
Kalonzo remained as the Vice President as calm and peace returned to the country.
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