Muturi on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 was announced as THE Democratic Party of Kenya 2022 Presidential Candidate in the forthcoming general elections.
‘DEMOCRATIC PARTY of Kenya (DP) picks National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi as the party's presidential candidate in 2022 polls,’ part of the statement read.
Muturi is seeking to becoming Kenya’s 5th President after Uhuru’s term comes to an end. He is also the coroneted MT Kenya region kingpin despite leaders from the region denouncing him.
The announcement has given DP Ruto’s UDA party a blow as speculations had it he was being hunted to become Ruto’s running mate in 2022.
The announcements leave Ruto and his allies at a dilemma especially after Ruto announced UDA will not get into any Coalitions.
Muturi now officially joins DP Ruto, Musalia Mudavadi and Raila as the big names seeking to occupy the office at the top hill.
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