The race to succeed the retiring incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is taking centre stage as the country prepares itself for the fourth coming general elections to be held next year in Kenya. The vote rich Mount Kenya Region has become the battle field for both Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto and the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga.
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Mount Kenya Region has been the hotbed for politics for a while now. The campaigns sinking deeper and deeper in the region. Mount Kenya, which has more than five million votes, will determine the direction of politics in the coming elections. The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party boss, DP Ruto, the ODM party leader, Raila Odinga, and ANC party leader, Musalia Mudavadi are the potential presidential candidates.
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The Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga has shown interest in succeeding the retiring incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta. Hon Raila Amolo Odinga has been traversing across the country as he tries to consolidate his votes. His main focus though has been directed to the vote rich Mount Kenya Region that has never voted for him.
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Senator Kithure Kindiki's brother Professor Issac Kindiki has endorsed the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga for presidency during his two-day tour in Mount Kenya East Region. Kindiki states that Raila gave him the opportunity to serve as the Chairman of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science & Technology Council, and his position has enabled him to be appointed as KCA university Vice Chancellor.
Mount Kenya Region has been an area of interest to presidential candidates owing to his high number of votes. Deputy President William Ruto and the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who have been considered as the 2022 presidential front runners among others have been subjected to an opinion poll by Radio Africa.
The vote rich Mount Kenya Region is termed as the swing state for votes come the next general elections to be held next year in Kenya. Presidential aspirants have been pitching tent in the vote rich Mount Kenya Region as they try to woo voters on their sides. But Mt Kenya Region leaders came up with irreducible minimums, one of which is providing a deputy president.
ODM Party leader Hon Raila Amollo Odinga might face it rough ahead of the 2022 General Elections, especially in the larger Mount Kenya Region. This is after Ndaragwa Member of Parliament Hon Jeremiah Kioni giving the former Prime Minister a tough Political Condition for him to access the Mountain.
Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto declared his interest in succeeding the retiring incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta. Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto and his brigade started campaigning in readiness for the fourth coming general elections to be held next year in Kenya with their eyes fixed in vote rich Mount Kenya Region of Kenya.
William Samoei Ruto success in Mount Kenya Region has been contributed by several factors, one being the support from strong Mount Kenya politicians like Ndindi Nyoro, Kimani Ichungwa and Rigathi Gachagua. However, renowned gospel musician Muigai wa Njoroge has played a major role towards Ruto's fame and popularity in Mount Kenya Region.
The 2022 Presidential race is getting more difficult with each passing day. With Ruto and Raila running around the country selling their political narratives to the netizens. Mount Kenya region for the longest time has been known to be giving out their votes in a block. This has made every presidential politician seek their votes.
Kikuyu MP and former chair of the Parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee Kimani Ichung'wah has this evening taken his blow to Kenya's number one power supplying company, KPLC. While addressing the public from a function this evening, the vocal DP Ruto ally from Mount Kenya Region has demanded the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) to tell Kenyans some of the secrets within the sector.
Let us have a look at one of the news that hit headlines during the week that has just ended. This is in line with the politics in Kenya. We are almost getting into the 2022 general elections with only a few months remaining to end this year.
Former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, is set to begin a three day tour of Mount Kenya Region starting tomorrow morning. His last tour of the region was largely successful and caused jitters, in Deputy President William Ruto's camp due to the large number of people who came to welcome Raila, especially in Nyahururu.
Opposition chief Raila Odinga was given a warm reception by the good residents of Eldoret town. Social media was full of photos showing thousands of people cheering Raila as he moved around the town with his entourage. Rift Valley region has known to be Deputy President William Ruto's turf and it contributed a huge chunk of votes to President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2013 and 2017 Presidential elections.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been away from the country for quite sometimes now and has met with several influential and powerful leaders in the world including United States of America president Joe Biden. After the tour president Uhuru Kenyatta is finally back home and has not taken a rest from his tight schedule in the country.
Over time, the deputy president of Kenya Dr William Ruto have been trying to his level best to ensure that president Uhuru Kenyatta's Mount Kenya region is solidly behind him ahead of the 2022 general elections. This is because this region is known to be a vote-rich zone that can give him a direct ticket to the statehouse come 2022 if he will manage to keep them at his political mansion.
Orange Democratic Movement party leader and presidential hopeful Raila Odinga today landed in Nyahururu Town where where he went to continue with his azimio la umoja campaigns. Contrary to what people expected,many people came out to hear from the opposition leader on what he has to bring on table for the mount Kenya Region people when elected president.
Nyandarua Governor Hon Francis Kimemia has sent a powerful message to DP William Samoei Ruto over the 2022 General Elections. Kimemia has said that they will leave not power to an Individual who lacks a better understanding of leadership and Governance. Kimemia who is among the leaders from the larger Mount Kenya Region, who were chosen to campaign and Spearhead Raila's Presidency in the Mountain.
Deputy President Dr. William Samoei Ruto has sent a powerful message to MPs from the larger Mount Kenya Region over the 2022 General Elections. He has asked them to stop following him blindly, and Instead his Political Portfolio. Through an Article written on a Daily Nation Newspaper Publications.
The political temperatures are rising higher and higher, day in day out. Potential contestants running up and down to make their houses right. The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has the Former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga for the presidency. The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party has DP Ruto.