Speaking to TV 47 on Thursday 2nd December, the vocal governance expert, professor Edward Kisiang'ani revealed that Uhuru Kenyatta was elected the president in the 2013 general elections because he was the people's preferred candidate.
He says that in the 2002 general elections, Uhuru was the project of the former president Daniel Moi and that is why Kenyans were forced to reject him and vote for the immediate former president Mwai Kibaki.
"In 2002 Uhuru Kenyatta was the former president Moi's project and the project died until 2013 general elections when he became the people's project," professor Edward Kisiang'ani said.
He added that president Mwai Kibaki learned a very good lesson from 2002 incident and that is why he ensured that there was an enabling environment for all presidential candidates in the 2013 general elections and that really boosted president Uhuru Kenyatta.
He further said that what happened to president Uhuru in 2002 could happen to the former prime minister Raila Odinga and may not win the presidency if he receives endorsement from president Uhuru Kenyatta.
He concluded that president Uhuru Kenyatta should give an enabling environment for all the presidential candidates to sell their policies to Kenyans adding that Raila still will perform well even without the direct endorsement from the president.
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