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Big Blow For DP Ruto, Good News For Raila In Mt. Kenya As Kikuyu Elders Merge And Plan To Endorse Him

Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto and the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga have been working round the clock to try and woo the vote rich Mount Kenya Region on their sides. But it hasn't been easy with most politicians from Central coying around and giving difficult terms.

But the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga seems to have gotten an edge over Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto. This comes after Kikuyu Elders gave clear indications that they are planning to sell Raila's presidential bid in the region.

As reported by the Nation Africa, a merger of two major factions of Gikúyú elders has given the clearest indication yet of a plan to sell ODM leader Raila Odinga’s presidential bid in Mt Kenya Region. On Saturday, Kikuyu Council of Elders and Kiama Kia Ma decided to bury the hatchet in a bid to unify the region, but it was the presence of allies of the Orange Democratic Movement party leader that raised eyebrows.

Dr Oburu Oginga and Siaya Senator James Orengo led the delegation from the Luo-Nyanza region to attend the coronation of a new national patron for the Gikúyú elders’ caucus.

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