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Kenyans Told Why Ruto's Early Poll Lead Will Make Him Lose in 2022

Radio Africa Limited recently organized presidential polls, and just like other online polls, Deputy President Dr William Ruto lead in the race for the presidency.

The presidential poll results highlight the honest truth that Ruto's efforts of traversing the entire nation endearing voters has thus far borne fruit. 

As it stands, DP Ruto has his eyes fixed on the 2022 presidential elections and he's ready to spend fortunes and move many a nerve just to outdo ODM party leader Raila Odinga.

As political columnist Wycliffe Muga expounds, taking an early lead is more of bad news than good judging by the country's political history. In the past, we've seen early frontrunners in the presidential race ending up regretting later on.

Ruto's early lead has shined a spotlight onto his candidature and with Kenyans glued on his candidature, Mr Odinga together with the handshake team will easily seize the opportunity of cutting him down.

Amid the multiparty politics in 1992, with or without polls, Kenneth Matiba was the favourite but this only offered Moi a clear way on how not to surrender the keys to the statehouse.

In 2002-2007, Kalonzo Musyoka was regarded as the favourite ahead of the presidential race, but this didn't stop Raila and Kibaki from overtaking him in the 2007 elections.

As we approached the 2013 General Election, Mr Odinga enjoyed a huge following that Kenyans were assured he'd easily levitate to the presidency, however, he did lose.

Raila being a veteran political fully understands the in-dynamics of the political sphere. This is the reason the former prime minister isn't troubled by the early lead Ruto has taken in the polls organised by social influencers and Radio stations.

As for Ruto, if history will repeat itself, all his efforts will drench down the drain.

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