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Late President Moi's Prophecy that Would be Fulfilled if Ruto Wins Presidency

Described as a giraffe that could see far, former president Daniel Arap Moi made several prophecies that turned out to be true.

One such prophecy was that KANU would rule Kenya for 100 years.

It is indisputable that the leaders who have been presidents in Kenya since independence have all been top KANU leaders.

Mzee Jommo Kenyatta, the first president of Kenya, was the KANU chairman at independence.

When he left prison, the then chairman of KANU, James Gichuru, stepped down for him, paving way for Jommo Kenyatta's presidency.

Jommo Kenyatta ruled Kenya for 13 years; both as KANU leader and as president.

In 1978 Daniel Arap Moi, Kenyatta's vice president, took over the leadership of KANU and presidency and ruled for 24 years.

Although Moi handed over power to Mwai Kibaki of the National Rainbow Coalition(NARC), Kibaki was indeed a KANU insider, having served in Mzee Kenyatta's government as finance minister and later as vice president in Moi's government for 10 years.

In fact, the former President Moi did not have a problem handing over power to Mwai Kibaki, a dedicated member of KANU for many years.

When Moi declared that Uhuru Kenyatta was his choice for presidency, some doubted whether Uhuru Kenyatta would win presidency.

But after being defeated in the 2002 presidential elections, Uhuru Kenyatta, the former KANU chairman, carefully staged a comeback in 2013 general elections and won presidency.

Since independence, all leaders who have served as presidents in Kenya, have been in top ranks of KANU leadership at some point.

When Uhuru Kenyatta was KANU chairman after the 2002 elections, William Ruto was his Secretary General.

If William Ruto becomes president in 2022 general elections, Moi's prophecy of KANU ruling for 100 years would still be valid.

The question is; will Moi's prophecy that KANU would rule for 100 years remain valid through William Ruto presidency in 2022?

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