DP William Ruto during empowerment program in Embu( photo courtesy) Yesterday deputy president William Ruto camped in Mount Kenya East region for a series of political engagements. He led several empowerment programs in the region accompanied by local leaders allied to UDA party. At Kianjokoma market in Embu county, the deputy president led the first empowerment program and promised to donate money to support small traders and Bodaboda riders from the constituency.
Raila is determined to be the 5th president in the country.He has adjusted his campaign strategies despite saying that he is yet to formalise his presidential bid.He has been making frantic efforts to capture as many votes as he can.This has seen him traverse the areas where he he is perceived not to be well received.
Deputy president William Ruto. Photo courtesy. Deputy president William Ruto is currently touring Mount Kenya East region. Together with his allies, they have pitched a tent in Meru county, drumming support for their hustlers nation narrative. While in Meru, Ruto made it clear that, he is not agreeing with the fact that Jubilee Party allied governors from the region are supporting his competitor, Hounerable Raila Odinga.
As one of the ways to consolidate the six million votes from Mount Kenya region, the deputy president William Ruto who is the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) presidential hopeful has been making several tours in the region. In most of his visits, Ruto has maintained that he is the best candidate to continue president Uhuru Kenyatta's legacy especially his big four agenda which both of them initiated.
Mount Kenya East is comprised of the continues belonging to former Eastern Kenya province. They include Tharaka Nithi, Meru and Embu counties. The region has decided that this time they will support one of their own to be the next president after Uhuru Kenyatta arguing that they have supported their Central Kenya brothers for a very long time.
The Service Party (TSP) leader Mwangi Kiunjuri has warned all 2022 presidential aspirants seeking support of Mount Kenya Region that they will not vote for them blindly and that there must be an agreement. Kiunjuri says that all presidential candidates will be forced to sign an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with he region, in order to ensure that the interests of the residents such as curbing unemployment, improving agriculture as well as other developmental projects are safeguarded.
Hon Ndindi Nyoro, who is the current Member of Parliament for Kiharu constituency, and also a close ally to Deputy President William Samoei Ruto ignited a hot debate online when he posted this immediately after DP Ruto received grand Reception during his visit to Meru County. (Courtesy photo)
The next general election is expected to be hotly contested between DP Ruto and Raila Odinga.The two have proved to be very strong politically.They have managed to convince the voters to great extent.They have also been traversing the country in order to get more voters. Just the other day,Raila Odinga was in Mount Kenya East region where he was hosted by Governors Kiraitu Murungi amongst others.He is back in Mount Kenya region again today.This time,Odinga is headed to Governor Nyoro's Kiambu County.
Deputy President William Ruto and Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. With barely less than a year to the awaited moment, the 2022 presidential race is likely to be a two horse race between Deputy President William Ruto and ODM party leader Raila Odinga, with game of numbers taking shape.
ODM party leader Raila Odinga. Photo | Facebook The Orange democratic party leader Raila Odinga toured Kiambu County today for his Azimio La Umoja drive.From a video shared online through his Twitter handle, Raila arrived under tight security accompanied by several political leaders who agreed to support him in the next general elections.Kiambu Governor James Nyoro was also present.
As the next general elections nears, Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga have emerged as the favorites to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022 general elections. The two leaders have been campaigning in various parts of the country, especially in Mount Kenya region, which is endowed with millions of votes.
A vocal Governor has decided to disclose on how he was publicly challenged in public by leaders from the Mount Kenya East region. In the reports that were published a decade ago, the Governor lost to the Mount Kenya allies over constitutional changes that he feels they have not yet still been implemented.
The ODM party leader Raila Odinga is rumored to be eyeing either Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya, Health CS Mutahi Kagwe and former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth to be his running mate in 2022. Different sources have however argued that Munya has been ranked high compared to the other two.
On his last day of Mount Kenya East your, the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) engaged the electorate in various places in both Meru and Tharaka Nithi counties where he explained to people what he will do if he succeeds president Uhuru Kenyatta next year. While in Chuka town, Tharaka Nithi county, he was accompanied by the area governor Muthoni Njuki.
Section of leaders from Mount Kenya East has castigated the Mount Kenya Foundation (MKF) for holding hotel meetings with presidential candidates on behalf of the community ahead of the 2022 presidential elections. Led by National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, the leaders said it was wrong for a group of elites only to sit in a five-star hotel and purport to be the voice of more than the anticipated 10 million Mt Kenya voters.
A branch of Mount Kenya East leaders blasted the Mount Kenya Foundation (MKF) for holding hotel meetings with presidential candidates on behalf of the community ahead of the 2022 presidential elections. Led by National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, the leaders said it was wrong for an elite group to sit only in a five-star hotel and claim to be the voice of more than 10 million people.
It is now clear that speaker Justin Muturi is in the race to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta, this is after the Democratic party declared him its presidential candidate. According to a local publication, the National Assembly speaker has been settled on by former President Kibaki's Party to fly its flag in the forthcoming presidential elections after a wide consultation.
The for prime minister and ODM party leader Odinga’s quest for central Kenya votes went a notch higher when the former Prime Mnister visited the widow of Mau Mau freedom fighter to secure her blessing for the top seat. This is good move for former prime minister this is because Dedan kimanthi was among mau mau fighter who lead our country to independence
Presidential race is becoming competitive day after day. New aspirants are joining the race day after day. One of the presidential candidate from Mount Kenya region is national assembly speaker Justin Muturi. The renonwed public servant and accomplished lawyer has publicly declared his presidential bid. Today the speaker met leaders and aspirants from Mount Kenya East region for a consultative meeting.
Courtesy With less than a year to the next general election with aspirant eying top seat walk around selling their candidatures amid attempt to form next government, Mount Kenya east leaders have officially endorse Speaker Justine Muturi presidential bid. Speaking from his home, Kanyuambora, Embu county to a group of Mount Kenya East members, Students students leaders, elected MPs and former legislators, Speaker Muturi official declarer his bid for top seat.