UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua have been on a charm offensive in the Mt Kenya region. The week-long meetings and rallies have ended up causing more rifts as disgruntled aspirants came out to vent their frustrations. Politicians from partner parties within the Kenya Kwanza Alliance have come out to condemn the deputy president for what they termed discrimination during his visit.
Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto has less than three months to pull a big surprise and succeed the retiring incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta who is serving his last term in office as per the 2010 Kenyan Constitution. DP William Ruto has of late seen the vote rich Mt Kenya Region slip out of his hands.
Few days after the court declared his agreement signing with Kenya Kwanza null and void,Justin Muturi was also stripped off some powers and he will no longer be the party leader for Dp party. The registrar of political parties said.he joining Kenya Kwanza was illegal and he was not supposed to join Kenya Kwanza.He joined Kenya Kwanza and declared his love and support for Ruto despite his party's stand.
A vocal first-time member of parliament from the Mt Kenya region has set tongues wagging after going underground shortly after he was awarded a direct party ticket. The lawmaker was a key mobilizer of voters for his party leader which is why he was not subjected to party primaries.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has once again been cautioned against personally participating in ODM leader Raila Odinga's campaigns. This comes amid indications that he might do just that beginning June, as Kieni MP Kanini Kega had told The Daily Nation on Saturday. But he has been warned against it by allies of DP William Ruto from Mt Kenya, who have urged him to save himself the embarassment set to follow.
Azimio La Umoja running mate Martha Karua has told their campaign teams today that she is ready to sacrifice significantly to make Raila Odinga the president of Kenya,speaking this afternoon Karua assured azimio lieutenants that in the coming weeks Jubilee aspirants will be using Raila Odinga's photo to spread their azimio message,Karua added that they have an upper hand in Mt Kenya owing she has been selling the azimio agenda to locals.
With less than ninety days to the next general elections that are usually held after every five years according to the current Kenyan constitution, many politicians across the country Kenya are seen running up and down campaigning hunting votes for their various elective political positions as MCAs, MPs, Senators, Women Reps and Governors ahead of the polls.
Martha Karua has claimed that she was chosen to bring freshness, enthusiasm, and speed to presidential candidacy Raila Odinga. Ms Karua said the remaining time till the General Election is like a sprint's final kick "and I am here to help my candidate hit the finishing line well clear of the pack especially in Mt Kenya" on Inooro TV's Kiririmbi (fireworks) broadcast on Sunday evening.
Martha Karua is presently on a mission, mission to scale Mt Kenya, propagate Raila Odinga's Inawezekana gospel, convert the mountaineers and more expectedly neutralize William Ruto's political acidity. Mt Kenya is a vote-rich political hub with over 5.1 million votes and hitherto, the self-declared chief hustelr enjoys dominance in the area but Narc-Kenya boss has over the past six days vowed to do whatever it takes to ensure that Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya Coalition party leader gets at least 90% of area votes.
Martha Karua, Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition's running partner, has claimed that she was chosen to bring freshness, enthusiasm, and speed to presidential challenger Raila Odinga. Ms Karua said the remaining time till the General Election is like a sprint's last kick "and I am here to help my candidate touch the finishing line well clear of the pack especially in Mt Kenya" on Inooro TV's Kiririmbi (fireworks) broadcast on Sunday evening.She said, "By demanding and persisting, we shall climb Mt Kenya."
Deputy President William Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza Alliance have asked Azimio la Umoja One Kenya presidential hopeful Raila Odinga not to hide behind his running mate, Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua, in Mt Kenya and face the team head on, on his own. Deputy President William Ruto has called on his supporters not to elect his critics in the forthcoming General Election, saying they had turned against him after riding on his wave to get their seats in 2017.
Kiharu member of Parliement Honourable Ndidi Nyoro has breaks Silence alleging that their is no need of Raila Odinga campaigning in Mt Kenya saying that Ruto will give him a burukenge beating with over 70% votes. This come after Karua entered into campaigns in the larger Mt Kenya region after being named the Azimio la Umoja presidential running mate.
Political Analyst Professor Mutahi Ngunyi and Deputy President Dr William Ruto. "I have said it many times, Kikuyu's will betray Ruto..." This was the statement by renowned political analyst Professor Mutahi Ngunyi after the recent political developments that were experienced in Mt Kenya. According to the often criticized analyst, the ground in Mt Kenya began shifting and was now in the hands of its duly preferred leader.
"The Race is Not Between Karua & I" Rigathi Fumes, Claim Why Karua Won't Make Mt Kenya Support Raila
Deputy President William Ruto's running mate Rigathi Gachagua has criticized the media for claiming that the August presidential race is between him and the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance's deputy presidential nominee, Martha Karua. Speaking in Rongai, Nakuru County on Sunday during the Kenya Kwanza Alliance rally, Gachagua said that the race is between Ruto and the ODM party leader Raila Odinga, and thus the claim of Karua versus him is a strategy to woo Mt Kenya Residents in to voting for Raila but it will be very hard.
Since appointment as Raila's running mate,Martha Karua has made may ralies along the counties within Mt Kenya region which include Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Embu and Tharaka Nithi. Ahmednassir has responded to Karua visit to Mt Kenya.According to Ahmednassir,he has revealed that the crowd that has been in Martha Karua's rally is in between 300 to 400 and are just members of the Jubilee Party which are funded by the Office of the President.
Kenya Kwanza Alliance presidential running mate candidate Rigathi Gachagua has revealed intrigues behind their forays against President Uhuru Kenyatta in the Mt Kenya region after he abandoned Deputy President William Ruto and endorsed ODM leader Raila Odinga as his preferred successor. The Mathira Member of Parliament disclosed that they felt shame criticizing a son of Mt Kenya and they would often retreat their attacks when they realised they were negatively affecting Uhuru.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has remained silent largely but some Kenyans especially those of Kenya Kwanza have taken his silence for weakness. Details have emerged that Ruto cannot yet smile for Uhuru Kenyatta will be hitting the campaign trail badly together with all Cabinet Secretaries and government functionaries to root for Raila's support.
Ahmednasir who is among famous people on social media in Kenya today tweeted on his twitter page that The average crowds Hon Martha Karua addressed in her tour to Mt Kenya region was between 300 to 400 people (all well dressed by Jubilee and generously funded by the Office of the President).
After the Amani National Congress Party leader Musalia Mudavadi addressed a message to the Mt. Kenya region following their successful tour in the region, Kenyans had different views. Musalia Mudavadi, the Deputy President of Kenya, led the Kenya Kwanza team in campaigning in the Mt.
Today the deputy president was in cenral Kenya on a one day tour. From the magnitude that was witnessed it's purely now that the love of the Dp William Ruto in people of Central Kenya has Increased massively since Rigathi Gachagua named the running mate of William Ruto in the coming general elections.