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Ruto’s Mt Kenya Visit Backfires Badly as Aggrieved Aspirants Hold a Crisis Meeting For This Reason

UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua have been on a charm offensive in the Mt Kenya region. The week-long meetings and rallies have ended up causing more rifts as disgruntled aspirants came out to vent their frustrations.

Politicians from partner parties within the Kenya Kwanza Alliance have come out to condemn the deputy president for what they termed discrimination during his visit. Ruto who is vying on the UDA ticket and not the Kenya kwanza ticket was vouching for a six-piece voting pattern.

During his rallies, he is reported to have favored UDA candidates through direct endorsements and allowing them to address the public. Aspirants from other Kenya Kwanza parties in the Mt Kenya region were denied the chance to address the public.

Sources privy to this development have intimated that aspirants from the Chama cha Kazi party of Moses Kuria and The Service Party of Kenya (TSP) of Mwangi Kiunjuri have convened a meeting to chart the way forward. Speculations are high that they may decamp to the Azimio coalition.

Eyebrows were also raised when TSP party leader Mwangi Kiunjuri failed to show up for Ruto’s rallies. Word has it that Kiunjuri might be planning a Kenya Kwanza exit after failing to secure a reasonable reward in Ruto’s coalition agreement.

Nyandarua Speaker Wahome Ndegwa has been named as the biggest casualty of Ruto’s recent visits to the mountains after he was consistently denied a chance to address the public. Ndegwa who is seeking to unseat Governor Francis Kimemia attended a number of meetings but his presence was ignored.

A source who is attending today’s meeting noted that they plan to make a mega announcement on Tuesday on the resolutions passed in that meeting. 

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