Raila, though yet to officially announce his bid, is among the politicians seen as keen on succeeding Uhuru and has began crisscrossing the country drumming up support for his candidature.
Kamanda, a close ally of the President, says that the former Premier is doing good so far, and, according to him, has already pulled 50 percent of the electorate to his side and is, therefore, headed for a win.
Speaking when he accompanied Raila to Garissa County, he said that Kenyans have seen nothing yet, and things will be even bigger in the coming days, when the President joins his campaign caravans.
"Our people should not be worried about anything. If in one day he has already acquired 50 percent of the vote then what do you think will happen when the President finally joins him?" he posed on Monday.
His remarks were echoed by Suna East MP Junet Mohamed, who opined that only those who are not aware of what's going on can still doubt Raila's approaching victory at the ballot.
"Only the blind cannot see what's going on," said the National Assembly Minority Chief Whip, who is als ODM Party's Director of Elections.
Kamanda's remarks came only a day after Uhuru, who is reported to be doing all he can to ensure that Raila succeeds him, indirectly endorsed Raila during a joint tour of Kibra constituency in Nairobi.
His allies have also bee seen revolving around Raila, even as pundits warn that actively campaigning for the veteran politician would lower his winning chances, due to his government's poor performance.
Raila is up against a number of other candidates, among them Deputy President William Ruto, who has since lost the President's earlier promised endorsement.
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