Yesterday presidential and gubernatorial candidates officially announced their running mates yesterday. Yesterday was the deadline for the naming of the running mates per IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati. Garissa governor Ali Roba Korane has suffered a major blow after his deputy governor Abdi Dagane ditched him at the last minute.
A season of political defection has began in the country ahead of 2022 polls. Different leaders are defecting to stronger and vibrant parties in preparation of the next general election. ODM and UDA parties are the biggest beneficiaries. Today former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka suffered a blow after a former Wiper governor joined Raila Odinga presidential camp.