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Man on a mission: Rise and rise of DP William Ruto

Perhaps a guy on a mission best describes Deputy President William Ruto.

In his quest to succeed his boss, President Uhuru Kenyatta, Dr. Ruto, a foreigner in his own country, has faced a number of obstacles, including the loss of some of his DP responsibilities and a continuous expulsion of his allies from important legislative and party positions.

Nevertheless, this has not slowed down or stopped his great march to the State House.

As one of the front runners in his first presidential campaign, Dr. Ruto appears to have grown a thick skin and will occasionally even challenge his boss.

"I am a man on a mission. Following President Kenyatta's requests for his resignation due to his ongoing criticism of the Jubilee administration, Dr. Ruto declared last year that he neither had the luxury of retreating nor the space to do so.

To become a front-runner in the race to succeed President Kenyatta, Dr. Ruto, had to navigate the murky political waters of his country to get there. But how exactly did he do it?

Well, follow us in our next post as we get you how exactly he got it.

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