Deputy President William Samoei Ruto is the party leader of United Democratic Alliance and the presidential flagbearer of the giant Kenya Kwanza Alliance.
The country's second in Command is determined to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta with whom their former cordial partnership has turned coarsy beyond resuscitation.
In what has come as huge blow to the Deputy President,two of his key political lieutenants have taken bold moves that could highly jeopardize his State House bid come August ninth.
In the first case,a key proponent of the Hustler Nation from Nyanza is said to be conspicuously missing from the fretenic national campaigns. After Weeks of speculations,it has emerged that the politician retreated to his constituency to neutralize a growing wave of opposition from a newcomer.
The new aspirant is said to be giving the MP a run for his money, threatening his bid to retain the seat. Over the last one month, the politician has camped in the MP's local clan with a bag of benefits.
On a separate scenario,former Agriculture CS and The Service Party Leader, Mwangi Kiunjuri has seemingly retreated from campaigning for William Ruto.
Kiunjuri is now urging his backyard to vote for whoever they feel fit for the presidency and to elect leaders who can adequately serve the people and not merely the political parties.
Kiunjuri disgruntlement is coming after a six piece voting gospel that DP Ruto has been spreading in the vote-rich Mount Kenya region rubbed him and his TSP the wrong way.
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