The outcome of the Juja constituency by-election that has seen People's Empowerment Party (PEP) win has exposed president Uhuru Kenyatta's popularity.
Social media users seemed to have agreed with professor Mutua with some citing Uburu's poor track record as a sign of his unpopularity in the central region block.
Mutua who ones applied for the position of chief justice of Kenya unsuccessful has been the fiercest critic of the Jubilee administration since its inception.
The Gatundu South member of parliament Moses Kuria who was elected on a Jubilee party ticket in the 2017 general polls defected from his own party to form an alternative party that he used to sponsor George Koimburi who emerged the winner.
A good number of political leaders allied to Jubilee party have accused the party chairman David Murathe and the party secretary general Raphael Tuju of mismanagement and abuse of office.
The former Mukurweini legislator Kabando Wa Kabando has reiterated that central Kenya has moved from Uhuru's ideologies hence the defeat in Juja constituency.
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