Even as different political leaders in Kenya continue crossing over to different counties looking for more votes ahead of 2022, Deputy President William Ruto is leaving nothing to chance as well as his presidential ambitions are concerned.
While speaking at the town, Ruto continued with his attacks on a section of leaders, saying he will ensure that next year's general elections is all about the problems facing the common citizens and the economy, and not about position sharing by top leaders.
"We shall stop those who have been uniting and telling us to change our constitution. It is not about leaders at the top, but the mama mbogas and watu wa pikipiki who are all over the country" stated Ruto.
This was after a meeting held between Ruto and leaders from Ukambani at Amboseli in Kajiado to deliberate on issues affecting the region.
On his part, Kitui East MP Nimrod Mbai took issues with Raila Odinga, claiming he neglected the region, despite voting overwhelmingly for him in 2017. He vowed that they are going to review the recent rise in fuel taxes once they get back to parliament.
Among the leaders present included Nimrod Mbai (Kitui East) Katuu Ole Metito (Kajiado)
This comes at a time when most online opinion polls have placed DP Ruto as the man to beat in 2022. In the recent poll conducted by Kiss FM under Radi Africa, 54% of the listeners endorsed Ruto as their preferred President, while 34% voted for ODM Party Leader Raila Odinga.
ANC Party Leader Musalia Mudavadi was endorsed by only 10% of all listeners, with Baringo Senator Gideon Moi getting a roughly over 2%.
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