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Raila Could be Plotting to Swearing Himself in as Top Mudavadi Ally Notices Something

Amani National Congress (ANC) Kakamega Branch Secretary General Amukoa Anangwe is now concerned that Azimio La Umoja leader Raila Odinga might be planning another mock swearing-in.

Raila on Monday announced that he does not acknowledge President William Ruto's victory in last year's presidential election, urging Kenyans to support him in rejecting Ruto's rule.

The former Cabinet Minister is now concerned that the former Prime Minister might be preparing the ground for another self coronation, hence his denials that he never lost and should be the winner.

Anangwe, an ally of Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi, is worried that Raila's activeness might be a plot to reassemble his team, and have his allies declare him a separate President in the coming days.

But political analyst Martin Andati says that Raila's rallies are more about relevance and not the presidency, as nothing he does now can undo the fact that Ruto is the sitting President of Kenya.

“What happens after he has held the rallies? Because that does not change the fact that Ruto remains the president,” he told The Standard.

Multimedia University don Gitile Naituli told the paper that Raila's main goal is to be involved in reconstituting the IEBC, which he hopes can help avoid rigging suspicions on 2027.

“He together with Azimio will want to be involved in creating a commission that will be non-partisan in 2027 so that they can stop the alleged rigging claims,” the commentator told the paper.

Ruto, on the other hand, has dismissed Raila, his rallies and the dossier Azimio has been basing it's rigging allegations on, terming him a bitter man who can simply not accept a defeat.

Himself and his deputy Rigathi Gachagua have claimed that Raila is trying to push for admission into the government, something they have sworn will not happen when they are in power.

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