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Ruto to Suffer Blow As Key 2022 Determinant Likely To Join Baba

Deputy President William Ruto just like his opponent Raila has been on the move since day one drumming support for his presidential bid and the results have been amazing. It's now crystal clear that he is a serious candidate who is posing the greatest threat to Raila whose taking his last shot.

Raila enjoys great influence in most part of Kenya and Western was one of them until Ruto played a surprise card and snatched away Mudavadi away from his grip. Mudavadi carried along his friend Wetangula to join the first time Presidential aspirant.

The Ukambani region is still up for grabs with several leaders drawn from the region likely to shape the national politics. While most seems decided to back Baba some are still undecided with Kalonzo throwing shades at Ngilu for campaigning for Raila in the region. Kalonzo has been showing signs that he might work with Ruto have refused to join Azimio but things are taking another turn. He might have changed his mind as he rules out working with Ruto.

According to the standard newspaper Kalonzo is in secret talks with other parties not including UDA. It's easy to think that Kalonzo may be on his way to Azimio to work with Baba now that Musalia has paved the way for him after leaving Azimio.

Even though he has teamed up with Gideon Moi and Jimmy Wanjigi who now supports his presidential bid it's likely he will leave them all in the cold. If he does, then Ruto goose will cook as well know the 2022 elections will be about numbers and Ukambani will be the kingmaker this time round. Whoever bags the 1.5 votes from the region has higher chances of winning considering the two are currently come competing at close range.

Well, this sounds a terrible thing for adamant Ruto, but it's time he prepares for the official opposition should he not pull a surprise card yet another time.

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