Hon Raila Odinga, leader of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM), attended a burial ceremony in Nyeri for the mother of Nyeri Deputy Governor Caroline Wanjiru Karugu ahead of his Murang'a Azimio La Umoja Chapter tomorrow.
After expressing his sympathies to the deceased family, Baba chose to greet the Karatina inhabitants. However, the ODM supremo was dealt a severe setback when his roadside rally was met with anti-Ruto chanting.
This is a clear sign that Ruto's political clout and influence in the region remain strong, despite Raila's close ties with incumbent President Uhuru, who has been mobilizing Mount Kenya inhabitants to back the Handshake Alliance.
However, some Kenyans who identified with his Azimio La Umoja Movement flocked to his manifestos in large numbers. The following link will take you to a video clip of pro-Ruto Karatina youths:
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