In Kenya, general elections are usually held every five years. Since Kenya's independence in 1963, only five presidents have been recorded. These are; Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, Daniel Moi, Mwai Kibaki, Uhuru Mwigai Kenyatta and the current President William Samoei Ruto.
The honorable Raila Amollo Odinga is the most popular politician in the history of Kenya. Odinga made five unsuccessful attempts to cling to the presidency.
Odinga first lost to President Moi in 1997. In the 2007 general election, Odinga lost the top seat for the second time to President Mwai Kibaki. In the 2013 and 2017 general elections, Odinga was defeated by President Uhuru Mwigai Kenyatta.
In the just concluded general election, the presidential race between former Prime Minister, Raila Amollo Odinga and his running mate, the Kenya Kwanza Alliance flag bearer, William Samoei Ruto, looked very tight.
Odinga was revealed to have lost again to the respected William Samoei Ruto after polls in Bomas, Kenya were concluded.
In the last three general elections, 2013, 2017 and 2022, the leader of the Wiper Democratic Party Honorable Kalonzo Musyoka strongly supported Mr Odinga's presidential bid.
In what is seen as a reward to Odinga's long time friend Mr. Kalonzo Musyoko, there are some indications that Mr. Odinga is grooming the Wiper chief to bid for the presidency in the upcoming general election.
It is alleged that Odinga is secretly grooming the Wiper chairman for the 2027 general elections, according to Taifa Jumabi Pwani.
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