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Raila and Uhuru Are Betrayers, They Already Gave Kalonzo Running Mate Position – Kalonzo Ally Says

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Kalonzo’s allies are unhappy with what they call betrayal by Raila and Uhuru over the running mate’s position. Close friends of Kalonzo from Ukambani claim that the running mate position was given to Kalonzo when he joined the Azimio coalition but right now, Raila and Uhuru are acting as if that was not discussed. 

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According to Mutula Kilonzo Junior, when Kalonzo decided to join forces with Uhuru and Raila, Kalonzo was promised he would deputize Raila. Kilonzo feels that taking the issue of running mate to be discussed by a committee yet they had already been promised the post is akin to betrayal. This comes after a strong committee was appointed by Raila and Uhuru to have discussions and see who is best suited to deputize Raila. 

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The issue of running mate is giving the Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Alliance a headache as the coalition wants to ensure they reap big from Mt Kenya. The coalition thinks of having a running mate from the region to ensure Raila gets as many votes as possible without losing them to DP Ruto. 

It is this that is making it difficult for Raila to pick Kalonzo as running mate without seeing how the Mt Kenya region votes can be won. 

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This stalemate is making Kalonzo allies unhappy and Kilonzo calls what is going on betrayal from Raila and Uhuru. Kilonzo says they agreed to support Raila on the basis that they would get the running mate position. 

“Saying that the running mate slot is still open for discussion is betrayal. We agreed to support Raila because we were promised the running mate slot but it seems Uhuru and Raila have changed their minds,” Kilonzo said.  


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Kilonzo Mutula Kilonzo Junior Raila Uhuru Ukambani


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