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Raila's Future Revealed As Moi-Era Minister Predicts How 2022 Race Will End For Him

Former Cabinet Minister Amukowa Anangwe has stated that ODM party leader Raila Odinga's new strategy for securing the Western Kenya vote will not succeed as he believes.

Raila has been praising the Luhya vote as he prepares to run for president again in next year's elections, despite the fact that the Luhya is one of the regions where his support and influence is dwindling.

He has also lost some of the region's leaders who have been assisting him in getting votes, including ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, who has had a falling out with him and is now planning to run for office himself.

Anangwe has observed that Raila has resorted to undermining the former Vice President by enlisting the help of his regional critics in order to reclaim the vote, a strategy that he believes will fail.

He claims that Mudavadi and his Ford Kenya counterpart Moses Wetangula still control the region, and that Raila's plans will fail. For him, a loss looms, similar to those seen recently in Matungu and Kabuchai.

"They should have learned something from the March 4 by-elections in Matungu and Kabuchai. They used all of their resources, but they still lost to Mudavadi's allies and Senator Moses Wetangula," he told the People Daily.

President Uhuru Kenyatta is reportedly pressuring Mudavadi and Wetangula, as well as their remaining OKA colleagues Kalonzo Musyoka and Gideon Moi, to rally behind Raila.

However, Mudavadi has stated repeatedly that this will not happen, with his allies telling the newspaper that the only way they can work with Raila is if he agrees to drop his bid and support the ANC president.

"We've set up all of the mechanisms and don't have time to negotiate with Raila or anyone else. We gladly invite him and our other opponents to join us in this contest," says businessman Fred Ikana, the leader's close associate and ally.

Raila has turned to Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya and COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli as Mudavadi's critics.

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