2022 presidential contest is continuing to gather dust as politics of Kenya keep on changing as days go by.With President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta exiting the Leadership scene come August 2022,key leaders that are out to succeed him are in charm offensive to hasten their specific presidential ambitions.
Key among many prominent politician who have declared their intentions to succeed the Country boss is Deputy President William Ruto.The DP's popularity has been seen steadily rising with his hustler gospel resonating well with the common mwananchi.The second in command has gained fanatical following countrywide and even latest presidential opinion polls put him far above his closest rivals presently.
The man from Sugoi has received host of politicians who have defected to his political camp.To spice up his quest to occupy the top most seat in the land,DP Ruto has yet received another sweet news.This is after one of his former fiercest critic signalled a green light that it is not a matter of if she could join the DP but when the same will expire.
While addressing residents in her county, Kirinyaga governor Ann Waiguru asked her people which political vehicle they wish she could join to defend her Gubernatorial seat come 2022.The enthusiastic and jubiliant residents unanimously answered "UDA" amid cheers and ululations.
The governor promised not let her people down by going against their wishes.She explained that she had retreated back to her people so as to get their views on which political path to take ahead of 2022.Analysing the above scenario,the Governor seems to be on her way to the Hustlers' camp.
These turns of events is a poison in chalice to Uhuru-Raila's political gameplan as Waiguru was one of the key pillars of handshake in Mount Kenya region.Waiguru joining Ruto could advance the latter's grip on the vote-rich Mount Kenya region as well as his 2022 presidential bid.
Political pundits are keenly watching and following the developments in Kenya political scene as political debate continues to escalate.
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