In the 2022 presidential general elections, there were four presidential candidates with their running mates, William Ruto and Rigathi Gachagua emerged the victors, Raila Odinga and Martha Karua who came second closely, George Wajackoyah and Justina Wamae who came third and finally Wahiga Mwaure and Ruth Mwaniki who finished fourth.
The Roots Party presidential candidate and Party leader Prof George Wajackoyah is among the contendors who were eying the country's top seat who did not accept that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC led by Wafula Chebukati conducted a free, fair, credible and verifiable election. Having lost the election, Wajackoyah self proclaimed himself as an opposition leader and promised to work selflessly in keeping the new government led by President William Ruto under check.
The August General Elections has come and gone and one of the candidates for the Presidency that stood out was Roots Party Flag Bearer, George Luchiri Wajackoyah who promised a raft of measures including the legalization of bhang in the country. A lookalike emerged who gained fame thanks to the fact that he was looking exactly like the Roots Party Presidential Candidate who is also a renown lawyer of the High Court of Kenya.
The August General Elections have come and gone with the winners of the polls having been declared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Returning Officers across the country. Picture courtesy. Image from the Deputy Presidential Debate. Deputy President William Ruto was declared President Elect and his win was subsequently affirmed by the Supreme Court who were criticized for their choice of words in the ruling.
Reports of Roots party leader George Luchiri Wajackoyah promoting himself as the official leader of the opposition emerged online eliciting reactions among Kenyans. According to reports, speaking to journalists George Wajackoyah has revealed that he has taken over the role of former prime minister leader and Azimio leader Raila Odinga.
Former presidential candidate in the last general election who lost to President William Ruto, who won, remembers the death of his father. Head of Roots party learder Professor George Wajackoyah today paid tribute to his father who passed away a few years ago The professor took to social media and shared the grave where his late father is buried.
The Roots party led by George Wajackoyah has suffered a major blow after Justina Wamae resigned from the party.Wamae was the running mate to Professor Wajackoyah in the recently concluded election. Wamae wrote a resignation letter addressed to the secretary general.She notified that she was resigning since her role as running mate elapsed after William Ruto was declared president.She based that as the reason why she was resigning and wanted to be removed from the party's register.
Following the development of the humble house he has been building in his rural home, George Wajackoyah expressed his happiness. Wajackoyah posted images of the mansion, whose construction started in July of this year, on social media. Despite living in a posh neighborhood in Nairobi, the academic-turned-politician had yet to build a house there.
Justina Wamae was the deputy president of Prof George Wajackoyah in their presidential quest in the just compeleted general elections of 9th August 2022 under Roots party ticket. The flag bearer of Roots party was none other than Prof George Wajackoyah who had a distinct intresting manifesto. However, they did not succeed in clinching the presidential seat as they appeared third with a percentage of less than 1% in the total valid votes casted.
Photo | courtesy Raila Odinga and Professor George Wajackoyah were two of the contestants in the recently concluded general elections. William Ruto, though, defeated both of them. Before he declared his candidacy for president, George Wajackoyah was a little-known figure. This might be the result of him spending the majority of his life in exile.
Root party presidential candidate professor George Wajackoyah has hinted through his official facebook page after his meeting with Raila Odinga in Kisumu County. According to him him and Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga resolved to push for a vibrant democracy without fear or intimidation "Meeting Baba. We have resolved to push for vibrant democracy without fear or intimidation".
Kenya held a general election and the president will be sworn in on Tuesday. However it's unfortunate that one of the presidential candidate who was defeated by William Ruto is mourning the death of his close family member. Professor George Wajackoyah on Monday through his social media handle announced that he is morning the sudden death of a family member.
Professor George Wajackoyah was amongst the presidential Aspirants who were largely yawning for the presidential seat Among others. Yesterday the Roots party leader met with the former premier Raila Odinga in Kisumu, where they allegedly discussed the fight they just concluded, where William Ruto Won the cup.
Roots Party leader and former presidential candidate George Wajackoyah say he is official opposition leader. According to reports seen in one of the local dailies, former presidential candidate says he is ready to take over from Raila Odinga whose political future looks deem after August 9 general election.
With now the election period behind us, Kenyans are now focusing on going back to work and uplift their lives. The political class on the other hand have a serious job ahead of them as they work on delivering to Kenyans what they promised them during the campaigns.
The Roots Party Presidential candidate professor George Wajackoyah today held a meeting with the Azimio La Umoja presidential candidate Hon Raila Odinga in Kisumu County. The tow leaders shared their opinions together after losing the general election. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the Roots Party leader Professor Wajackoyah praised the orange democratic movement party leader Hon Raila Odinga for his acknowledgement.
George Wajackoyah, head of the Roots Party and a former candidate for president, claims to be the recognized leader of the opposition. A previous presidential contender has reportedly stated that he is prepared to succeed Raila Odinga, whose political future appears uncertain following the general election on August 9.
Kenya's Supreme Court on 5th september unanimously upheld William Ruto's presidential win in a scathing judgment that blasted opposition leader Raila Odinga's accusations of cheating. Workers' union head Francis Atwoli, who campaigned aggressively against President-Elect William Ruto has recently resolved to say that it was not personal, it was only campaign propelled moods.
Roots party leader Hon. George Wajackoyah has been dealt a huge blow after his former running mate Hon. Justina Wamae resigns from the party. Justina Wamae has leaked secret details on why she has made such a move of resigning from being a member of the Roots party.
Roots party deputy presidential candidate Justina Wamae has officially resigned as a member of Roots party. Following a press statement that was released yesterday, it stated Justina Wamae requesting her name to be removed from the register of Roots party. Taking it to social media platforms, she went ahead to say that a party is not entitled to funding if it do not have any elected members.