As the country inches near the 2022 general elections, political leaders eyeing the presidency have hit the ground with most if not all of them focusing to win the trust and vote of the Mount Kenya Region.
The front runner Deputy President William Ruto and his main competitor Raila Odinga are burning the midnight oil to consolidate their support from the recent, with each chanting a different strategy to woo them of their support.
On Monday, a lobby group from Mount Kenya East Region dubbed 'Baba Bila Condition' announced that they will b supporting Raila's bid in the race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta.
As quoted by the Standard, the leaders led by Gitonga Ndolo argued that Raila has gone through a lot of challenges for the sake of the country, he is a true nationalist, who deserves support as he makes his fifth stab at the presidency.
Speaking of Raila's planned visit to Meru, Ndolo said that the residents were eagerly waiting for him.
"Raila is now the most hyped president in waiting in this area of Igembe, Meru County. He is a true nationalist and a renowned fighter for democracy, unity, fairness and equality," said Ndolo.
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