One Loophole that Emerged in UDA Primaries in Mt Kenya that has Repeated Itself in General Elections
Usually, party primaries and by elections have a higher voter turnout compared to the the general elections. During UDA primaries in the mount Kenya region, experts pointed out that the turnout was below average compared to past elections. Professor Masibo Lumala, a political analyst and commentator opined in one of his analysis that the deputy president William Ruto would have to work extra harder to improve the voter turnout in Mount Kenya region to be on the safe side.
"Tables Have Turned" Expert Says on August Polls, Alleges 2 Issues That May Cost Ruto The Presidency
Political Commentator Professor Masibo Lumala has argued that a lot has changed in the political space within the past few months, and such change might have a great impact on who wins the presidency in the August 9 polls. Masibo claims that Kenyans are keen to support leaders who have a track record, arguing that most Kenyans are tired with leaders who seem to have 'sweet' promises but do not deliver.
"Mudavadi Is No Longer Reporting To DP Gachagua" Allegations Out On What Is Happening In Government
Prof. Masibo Lumala, a renowned political specialist and lecturer at Moi University, has publicly stated that he does not think Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi, the prime cabinet secretary, reports to deputy president Rigathi Gachagua as many people would assume. According to the seasoned university don in an interview with The Nation, President William Ruto pulled off a political masterstroke by making it apparent that Mr. Mudavadi is the country's third in command because it will ensure good working relations with Gachagua.
Expert Alleges How Deep State is Influencing The August Presidential Race as IEBC Convenes a Meeting
The IEBC has revealed that the 2022's August presidential race has attracted 38 independent candidates, a move that has never been witnessed in the country. Different political analysts have claimed that such a move will make the elections very expensive owing to the printing of ballot papers with emphasis on security features.
Gachagua Told to Watch Out, Told Why Ruto is Suddenly Friendly to Raila
Azimio La Umoja leader Raila Odinga has been cautioned against accepting the official Opposition Leader's office in the event it is formed. This comes amid a heated debate on the matter, after President William Ruto kicked off attempts to have the law amended to accommodate the office.
Senior Lecturer Alleges How Ruto Has Successfully Managed to Make Rigathi And Musalia Comfortable
The entry of Musalia Mudavadi on President William Ruto's camp earlier this year, did not sit well with then Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua, the now deputy president, who insisted that the running mate position was reserved for Mt Kenya Region. Fast forward to after the elections, Ruto was vocal in assigning and spelling out the duties of Gachagua as the DP, and Musalia as the Prime Cabinet Secretary, a move that political experts say has been successfully made, since if it was not, at now we would be witnessing supremacy battle between the two.
Kenya Kwanza MPs Warned of What Ruto Will Start Doing Once They Finish Helping Him
Kenya Kwanza MPs should not think that the current close relationship between them and President William Ruto will last forever, they've been told. This follows revelations by the Saturday Nation that Ruto has been very close to his MPs, to an extent of personally calling them to consult them.
Opinion: DP Gachagua’s Hurdles in Quest for Supremacy
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua's political ambition knows no bounds, but as he fights for the throne of Mt Kenya kingpin and succession of William Ruto as President, a new threat arises from within the government. Prime Cabinet Secretary Mudavadi's growing role in the Kenya Kwanza government, is a thorn in Gachagua's side and a roadblock in his quest for power.
Experts Reveal Fresh Details Touching on President Ruto's Latest Choice of Cabinet Secretaries
President William Ruto has decided to appoint a large number of politicians, rather than experts, in his cabinet due to their expertise in explaining his government's agenda to the people. In addition, according to analysts, by appointing many politicians as ministers, Dr. Ruto aims to build a group that will help him win the presidency in the second term, 2027 easily.
What Next For Raila Orphans
With the loss of Azimio in the August elections,several key politicians have paid the ultimate price.A number of politicians had been promised greater jobs if their coalition won the August elections.Some leaders were told to step down in favour of others during the coalition consensus meetings with a promise of being given jobs.These leaders have suffered a great loss as they have not gained anything.Political experts and pundits have described them as 'blinded' people who have excessive faith in their coalitions.
Top Professor Faults Ruto's Close Relationship With His MPs, Likens Him To Former President Moi
Moi University professor Masibo Lumala, has faulted president William Ruto over his close relationship with the Kenya Kwanza Alliance members of Parliament. President William Ruto addressing Kenya Kwanza MPs in a past event. Photo/Courtesy Masibo has claimed that in as much as Ruto is determined to keep the rulling party members of Parliament united, the move can be viewed as an attempt by the executive to control the legislature which ubdermines the independence of Institutions.
Kenyans Told Why Gachagua And Mudavadi Are Rarely Seen Together, Told What's Going on
President William Ruto is doing all he can to prevent a clash and subsequent fallout between Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi. This is according to analyst Masibo Lumala, who notes that the two are almost equal and, therefore, could already be involved in supremacy fights.
Kenyans Told Why It's Rare To See Mudavadi, Gachagua Together Without Ruto In The Picture
President William Ruto has made every effort to fulfill the political promises he made to his allies including establishing the office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary in order to appease ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi. The president has made great strides to ensure no power struggles exist between Mr. Mudavadi and Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua.
Experts Weigh on Huge Blunder Kalonzo is Making By Rejoining Raila's Azimio camp
With Kalonzo expected to make a come back into the Azimio coalition after what he called a week of personal reflection, political pundits and experts have weighed on the implication of this decision on his political life and the impact it will bring to the Raila camp. Professor Masibo Lumala while speaking to Nation Africa downplayed Kalonzo's late decision to rejoin Raila stating that it brings less to the table.
Details Emerges Why Mudavadi Is No Longer Reporting To Dp Gachagua.
A college teacher, Prof Masibo Lumala of Moi College, who is an eminence political master has emerged to say that he accepts that great bureau secretary Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi isn't detailing straightforwardly to representative president Rigathi Gachagua as many would anticipate. In a meeting with The Country, the carefully prepared college wear says that president William Ruto has figured out how to strike a political masterstroke by characterizing obviously that Mr Mudavadi is the nation's third in order as it will guarantee a smooth working relationship with Gachagua.
Kalonzo Told What he Could Have Done Earlier to Become the King Maker by Forcing a Run off
Kalonzo is set to return to Azimio even after being given green light by IEBC on possibilities of running for Presidency.This comes days after soul searching whereby he decided to take the Chief Minister position and be awarded other ministerial position so as to rejoin the Azimio. Kalonzo has experienced difficulties in vying for the Presidency since he did not meet the minimum requirement that was to submit signatures of 48,000 supporters in both hard copy and soft copy.Mutula Kilonzo has said they came to a conclusion to rejoin Azimio since they are determined to foster peace and end corruption in Kenya.
Dp Gachagua warned, told what will happen if Raila and Ruto unite and become friends
Raila Odinga, leader of Azimio La Umoja, has been advised not to accept the role of formal Opposition Leader if one is founded. This comes amid a fierce debate over the issue, with President William Ruto launching efforts to modify the law to accommodate the office.
Trouble Looming in KKA as Allegations Emerge What's Not Happening Between Rigathi And Mudavadi
Renowned political scientist Professor Masibo Lumala of Moi University stated that contrary to popular belief, Prime Minister's Secretary Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi does not report directly to Vice President Rigathi Gachagua. Don, a veteran of the university system, claimed in an interview with The Nation that President William Ruto showed political astuteness by explicitly designating Mr. Mudavadi as the third-ranked candidate for the country because he will guarantee good working relations with Gachagua.
How Ruto allegedly made Rigathi and Musalia feel at ease, Senior Lecturer alleges
The entrance of Musalia Mudavadi into President William Ruto's camp earlier this year did not sit well with then-Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua, the current vice president, who believed that the role of running mate was designated for the Mt Kenya Region. After the elections, Ruto made a point of clearly defining the roles of Gachagua as the DP and Musalia as the Prime Cabinet Secretary.
Kuria And Kabogo Warned, Told What Ruto Might do to Them Soon After August
The Kenya Kwanza principals are working under dangerous conditions after they struck a deal with the alliance chief William Ruto, political analyst Masibo Lumala has cautioned. The alliance brings together numerous parties, all of whose leaders support Ruto, the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party leader, for the top seat.