Kakamega county governor Wycliffe Oparanya left many kenyans surprised today when he pulled off somewhat of a political surprise by meeting deputy president William Ruto.
Deputy President William Ruto is expected to address the nation on Thursday night in one of the leading media stations Opera News has learnt.Photo Courtesy: Deputy President William Ruto The Second-in -Command has seemingly taken a back seat when it comes to matters concerning the day to day running of the government of which he is part of.
Mt Kenya Leaders Hold Strategy Meetings to Find Ruto's Running Mate as The 'Best' Person is Revealed
For the past couple of weeks, Mount Kenya leaders have been holding strategy meetings to root for the support of the Former Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri as the best person to deputize William Ruto in 2022's elections.Insiders who spoke with the Star yesterday revealed that a number of grass root leaders, MPs and Senators from the region have endorsed Kiunjuri owing to his vast experience in political affairs, in addition to being a leader who is accepted across the larger Mt Kenya region.
Deputy President William Ruto is Allegedly holding close door Meeting with some prominent Kenyan leaders.
Mt Kenya Politicians Fronts Kiunjuri as Ruto's Possible Running Mate, Wants DP to Fulfil This in Return
Politicians from Mount Kenya met to discuss how they could give political support to Deputy President William Ruto and how what they will need in return from him that will be beneficial to the region. The members met at Mathira MP's home Rigathi Gachagua on Saturday, in a meeting that took 6 hours. According to The Star, the 62 legislators drawn from 11 counties across the region came up with a negotiation plan that they will table before DP Ruto and in exchange for economic support. They further agreed on who
Kiunjuri Rooted as Ruto's Running Mate, Murkomen Claims Oparanya Had His Own Ambitions in Meeting DP
Murkomen said in an interview with Citizen TV that Oparanya had gone to the DP to explore his political ambitions.His remarks come as MP Rigathi Gachagua revealed that Oparanya had requested the meeting with the DP in Masai Mara, had met with the DP four times before, and had also requested that their fifth meeting be made public.
The former cabinet secretary for agriculture Mwangi Kiunjuri today said that ODM party thought that things were going to be smooth with them getting into government but to their surprise they were now getting frustrated by some people in the government.
As top politicians hold indoor meetings in preparations for 2022 succession politics, Mount Kenya Region are rallying to have one of their own in William Ruto's administration as a deputy president.According to a report by the Star, three Mount Kenya Region leaders led by the Former Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria and Tharaka Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki are all eyeing to deputize Ruto in 2022.
Deputy president William Rutto meet ODM presidential aspirant candidate Wycliffe Oparanya in discussion of political agenda.Oparanya is the current governor of Kakamega county for second term in office but will not vie in the next general election due to restrictions under constitution.
The leaders from the mount Kenya region have been holding rallies in a bid to support kiunjuri who was a former cabinet secretary for agriculture.They want kiunjuri to be the running mate for Ruto in the 2022 general elections.According to sources, the members of the national assembly and Senate have for the last three weeks been trying to come up with strategies to bring back the people to Kiunjuri.
Mwangi Kiunjuri the chairman of the people service party (TSP) today said that if he really wanted a big political position, the only serious leader was the deputy president who was going to form the next government.
Former Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri a product of Moi University with a bachelor's degree in education has shown some interest in being Ruto's running mate.Kiunjuri was a teacher from 1983-1997.He 1997 he ventured into politics and was elected MP Laikipia East via democratic party ticket.
Ruto with Oparanya in a past event.The country could be preparing itself for a political alignment after Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya met Deputy President William Ruto for almost nine hours according to local media.
The former cabinet secretary for agriculture Mwangi Kiunjuri yesterday attacked the parliament and Senate houses by saying that the two houses always derailed or voted against any bills brought to the two houses to help the mount Kenya region.
Karua, Kiunjuri to Become Running Mates in Predicted Raila-Ruto Alliance Joho, Oparanya Get These Slots
Talks of a possibility of an alliance between the ODM party leader Raila Odinga and His rival Dr William Ruto seems to have gained momentum with Oparanya at the center of the play.Before the possibility of an alliance between the two was considered a Hoax but now, new reports say otherwise.
The on-going political realignments in a bid to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta has made politicians keen on their steps.The deputy President who has been disowned politically by his boss in a political betrayal on their agreement, is keen to succeed the President in his own means.Ruto is shopping for a running mate with his possible picks being individuals from Western and Mt Kenya region.
The deputy president today met the governor of Kakamega,wycliff Oparanya,former CS for Agriculture Mwangi Kiunjuri and Rachid Echesa.The photo was allegedly taken at Mahali Nzuri in Maasai Mara and the meeting has been going on since yesterday.
According to the Standard, a reliable source has it that Oparanya is not happy with how the giant Orange Democratic Movement is running it's affairs, he has sensed betrayal.
Deputy president William Ruto is among the top aspirants who have been eying to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta,when his term expires on 2022.So far,he has not declared who is going to his deputy come 2022,when he will be going for the top seat.
Amid public gathering restrictions, politicians are reportedly holding secret meetings with potential allies as they plan ahead of 2022 general elections.