"I Have Never Seen a Presidential Aspirant Like You in My Life" Jubilee MP Praises Ruto Face to Face
Machakos Town Member of Parliamnet Victor Munyaka on Thursday praised Deputy President William Ruto after attending a consultative meeting at his Karen Residence. The DP Had hosted spiritual leaders from Makueni County when the Jubilee lawmaker fearlessly drummed up his support for Ruto's presidential ambitions come next year.
Image: courtesy Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto relationship has been frosty since the duo was re-elected in 2017. The two political heavyweights came together to form a formidable alliance in 2012 that went on to win the presidency and majority of the seats in national assembly and Senate.
William Samoei Ruto is a well known political figure in the country. Through his 24 years in politics, he has rose from being the MP of Eldoret North to being the Deputy President of Kenya for two terms Even before he had joined politics, Deputy President William Ruto had already married Rachel Ruto.
Political Analyst Herman Manyora has claimed that Deputy President William Ruto stands a better chance to win the presidential post in 2022. The DP's critics who has been stating that it might be hard for Ruto to defeat Raila especially with state machinery support, have now argued that the former Eldoret North MP has learnt a lot from the former late president Moi Kibaki, President ODM leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta.
"Hustler Mwenyewe" Kenyans React Ruto's Past Campaign Picture During Moi Era Finally Emerges (Photos)
Deputy president Wlliam Ruto is classified among the Politicians who have been on the Kenyan Political Space for a very long time close to 30 years, despite coming from a very Humble beginning after graduating from the University of Nairobi. According to History, Ruto was groomed politically by the late President Daniel Moi who used Him as His right hand Man together with other powerful people including the late Biwott famously known as total Man.
As the 2022 election come near ,leaders like Raila and Ruto has declared there interest in running for 2022 presidential seat. As Raila stills enjoy support across the country ,it is now clear that also in the Rotos backyard ,Rift valley ,Raila still has significant support.Although after Ruto break out with Odm boss,Raila Odinga ,due to differences on mau eviction ,where Raila Odinga was seen to be supporting eviction of residents from mau forest ,terming it as conservation action of the environment.That didn't go well with ,the then Eldoret North member of parliament William Ruto who is now the Deputy president of Kenya,Ruto view that as inhuman and target to his community.
Deputy President William Ruto ( Photo Courtesy) To many observers, Deputy President William Ruto is politically finished and that his quest to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta could go up in smokes especially if the Head of State plays his cards well. But this being politics, anything can happen and the DP can still pull a surprise in 2022.
Photos: Crowd That Welcomed Raila in Ruto Eldoret Hometown Versus Crowd That Welcomed Ruto in Kilifi
Photo: Ruto in Kilifi Vs Raila in Eldoret The Rift Valley region whose statistics indicate the highest turnout of new voter registration is considered to be Deputy President William Ruto's political bedroom. He served as Member of Parliament for Eldoret North constituency for almost ten years. On other hand, the coastal side of the country is considered to be former Prime Minister Raila Odinga's bedroom.
William Ruto is the deputy president of kenya since 2013, when they were first elected into their respective offices with president Uhuru Kenyatta. The son from Sugoi joined politics early 1992,they formed the youth link of KANU that ensured the late president Daniel Arap Moi was elected back into the office in 1997.
After his rivals eyeing the presidency opposed and strongly criticized his hustler narrative, the Deputy President William Ruto has come up with a new tack that will give Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Musalia Mudavadi among others a tough time to counter back. In a report by the Star, Ruto has turned to the engagement of leaders outside his stronghold who will strengthen his following and build a national movement that will deliver his victory next year.
Image: courtesy William Ruto is the leading presidential candidate in the race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta when he retires in 2022. This is because his main competitor Raila Odinga has not declared his candidature yet. Ruto is indefatigable. He pulls maniacal crowds wherever he goes.
The deputy president, William Ruto, has been a man of his words since he joined active politics. In 1997, he vied for Eldoret North MP where he won against the incumbent Reuben Chesire. In 2007, he campaigned for Raila Odinga who lost to incumbent Mwai Kibaki.
Possible Presidential Candidates In 2022 General Elections Who Are Taking Politics With Insane Moves
The anticipated 2022 General election is gonna be hit more especially in the presidential seat, many paramount politicians have great interest to succeed Uhuru Kenyatta who will finish his second term in 2022, as per the new constitution the general elections in Kenya will be held on second Tuesday of August after every 5 years and for 2022 it is on 9th, below are some of the politicians who have shown interest in the paramount and elusive seat
Hate him or like him,Deputy president William Kipchirchir Samoei arap Ruto is of late the enigma in Kenyan politics.His political might and tactics are beyond reproach. His political journey didn't start today neither has his success come on a silver plate.His path has been bumpy and roughy despite hime sailing through.
DP William Ruto joined politics in 1992, during multiparty election 1992 where he campaigned and supported KANU presidential candidate,the late Daniel Arap Moi. In 1997,he was appointed as MP for Eldoret North constituency through KANU ticket. 2002,he was elected as assistant Minister of Home Affairs and in same year he was elected to the parliament.
According to war veteran and former UK premier- Sir Winston Churchill, politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times. Much has been said about the former MP for Eldoret North, who was an Agriculture minister in Kibaki's administration and ODMs deputy party leader and the now sitting deputy president William Ruto.
The Kenyan second in command His Excellency Dr William Ruto is one of the aspirants who have shown interest in 2022 presidential candidate. Dr Ruto has served in various capacities in the government as this dates back from the reign of the Former President Daniel Moi. He served as the member of Parliament for Eldoret North in 1997 preceding Hon Chesire.
People Daily, one of the Country's Daily Newspapers, put forth a question to its online readers regarding the qualities of DP William Ruto that they admire most. In response, several followers of the UDA leader listed numerous traits that endear him to them. According to Elijah Kerring, he admires Ruto's Charisma, and as MP Eldoret North, he did exemplary great.
The 2022 polls are just but a year away. This being President Kenyatta's last term, the race to succeed the incumbent is on a top gear. Among the hopefuls are the deputy president Hon. William Samoei Arap Ruto former Eldoret North member of parliament. William Ruto is known for his hustler narrative Movement.
File image: Deputy President William Ruto during past press briefing, courtesy. William Ruto has claimed that his 2022 competitors are settling political scores by harassing leaders and businessmen allied to him. Speaking during a church function on August 8, the Deputy President challenged his political competitors to compete with him in terms of political agenda and ideas.