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Bad News For Ruto as Interesting Declaration About The 'Next President' of Kenya is Made

Members of the two communities that have already led the country in the capacity of her President should forget about winning and leading again after next year's general elections, they have been told.

This is according to Kisii governor James Ongwae, who says that Kenyans have had enough of being led by the same group of people and want a change, which must begin being implemented next year.

He has said that it doesn't make sense that only two communities have led the country since independence, stating that as leaders from Nyanza, they have decided that this will not repeat itself.

Speaking during the opening of a new ODM party office in Kisii, the county chief said that it is time another community took over, adding that this must be through ODM party leader Raila Odinga.

"We have seen what has been happening since independence and have decided that it is time for another community to lead. It is now Raila's time," said the politician, an ally of the former Premier.

His remarks were echoed by Woman Representative Janet Ong'era and Senator Sam Ongeri, who stated that the region and Kenya have already made up their mind on who to back next year.

The lawmaker stated that while others eyeing the seat are free to roam the country in their campaigns, they should know that the decision has been made and accept the state of things as soon as now.

"The journey has began and we won't stop until we get to State House. Those also eyeing the seat are free to come but need to know that things are hot and should keep some distance," he said.

Their remarks come as bad news for Deputy President William Ruto, Raila's main challenger and a member of the Kalenjin community, which, alongside the Kikuyu, have ruled since independence.

The DP has also been keen on making inroads in Kisii and battling it from Raila, with the leaders' remarks, if anything to go by, suggesting that he might have it hard doing it and securing the Gusii vote.

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