Things now seems to be getting south to Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition top heads as key figures make their way to DP Ruto's Kenya Kwanza camp. Within today alone, the Deputy President William Ruto has confirmed the defection of four top politicians who have been supporting Raila's presidential bid.
Raila is currently in Kilifi the home turf Kingi who recently defected from Azimio and Joined the Ruto camp. It was a rare show as the crowd chanted Kingi Must Go slogans to disapprove the defection of Kingi to Azimio. The crowd welcoming Raila Odinga warmly in the area.
The political season is yet again here with us and leaders are doing anything possible to win in the August polls. The nominations are now over and all eyes are focused on the bigger prize. Various Kenyans as well as politicians have continued to react after Machakos Governor, Alfred Mutua, and his Kilifi counterpart, Amason Kingi, ditched Azimio coalition to join Ruto's led Kenya Kwanza Alliance.
Azimio party and United Democratic party are the most competitive parties in Kenyan politics as per now.Most Kenyan leaders had registered themselves in a given party but due to interest of some of them they have been damping one party to another.Here is a list of governors who have ditched Azimio to join UDA.
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Taita Taveta governor Granton Samboja is seeking reelection on a Jubilee party ticket. Governor Granton Samboja was elected on a Wiper party ticket in 2017 polls before defecting to Jubilee party. Today the vocal governor picked former Taita Taveta mayor Priscilla Mwangeka as his deputy governor candidate in the August polls.
Amason Kingi is the latest Governor after Alfred Mutua defected from Azimio One Kenya Alliance.Amason Kingi has revealed that the one reason he defected from the Azimio la Umoja Alliance is as a result of suspicion and mistrust in the party.He continued by explaining that decisions in the Raila Odinga camp are made in secracy and by a few people.Mr Kingi feels other small parties in the coalition like his of Pamoja African Alliance are suppressed to follow orders from top Azimio officials.He is quoted saying,"consultations and decisions are made by a few and forced down the throats of the majority of the constituent parties.
Political analyst Herman Manyora has again termed UhuRaila have turned out to be political geniuses as he now claims that Azimio playing smart to remain with small group of parties that it can manage just a few hours after defections have been reported. According to the political pundit Herman Manyora who has maintained that for president Uhuru and Raila it's a good way of dealing with those who joined their team halfway and that they are going to remain with loyal leaders in the alliance.
Nation media columnist Gabriel Oguda,has revealed that Kilifi governor Amason Kingi has expressed his reasons for defecting from azimio la umoja. Nation media columnist Gabriel Oguda further added that Kilifi governor Amason Kingi left azimio la umoja because the coalition had refused to zone Kilifi county for his party. Nation media columnist Gabriel Oguda further added that Kilifi governor Amason Kingi did not disclose whether Kenya kwanza alliance had agreed to zone Kilifi county for his party. Kilifi governor
Ruto today has reaped big after a vocal gover from UKambani joined his Outfit ahead of the August poll. Several leaders have reacted to the news with the latest being former CAS Who also defected from the Jubilee party and government to join the hustler nation a few months ago.
Political leaders who are seeking an elective seat in the upcoming August general election gave been busy traversing their region of interest to solidify their support. Former United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party National Treasury Omingo Magara who defected from UDA Party a Few months ago after feeling shortchanged in his Kisii gubernatorial has been busy hitting the ground.
With just three months to the general elections, leaders are moving from one political party to another. Yesterday, Machakos governor Dr Alfred Mutual defected from Raila's camp to Deputy President's camp ahead of the presidential elections in August. The time for the candidates are running out to name their running mates according to IEBC.
The election season has returned, and politicians are doing everything they can to win in the August elections. Now that the nominations have been announced, all eyes are on the grand prize. After Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and his Kilifi counterpart, Amason Kingi, left the Azimio coalition to join Ruto's Kenya Kwanza Alliance, a number of Kenyans and politicians have expressed their displeasure.
Monday was a bad day for Azimio la Umoja after two of its member parties defected to the rival camp, Kenya Kwanza. This left Kenyans talking as they believed that Azimio was going to perish. The coalition however later said that they had known the two parties were planning to quit their party and that is why they had not been given the coalition agreement.
This week has been a bad week for the Azimio La Umoja Movement.Yesterday,Raila Odinga's support suffered after two party leaders defecting to the Kenya Kwanza alliance.This has now seen both Ukambani and coast region's Azimio's support get shakenened.However,the Azimio team has downplayed these defections.Raphael Tuju said that both defectors had been UDA moles in Azimio.However,the reality is biting the Azimio team.
It is going wild day in day out in the political field as election approach. Leaders have started defecting one parties for others. Today saw Maendeleo Chap Chap leader defecting from Azimio La Umoja One Kenya party for Kenya Kwanza. Political defection are expected to happen as the deadline to announce running mates approach.
Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party surmised its nominations in the past few weeks as they shape their ambitions ahead of the August general elections. Perhaps, former prime minister Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) ally who defected to Deputy President William Ruto's Hustler Nation wins the United Democratic Alliance primaries.
Raphael Tuju has spoken concerning the recent trend that sees a section of leaders defecting from Azimio-One Kenya Alliance.From the start of this week,the Azimio la Umoja party has seen Governor Mutua and Governor Kingi leave for UDA party.The two leaders have expressed their disatisfaction with the Azimio la Umoja.One clear thing from both the leaders is that they have complained is about secracy from the Azimio camp which does not give a clear direction where the party is headed to.Raphael Tuju has slammed the politicians defecting from the party citing Azimio knew the defected leaders were UDA informers.Source(Nation)
Today, Doctor Alfred Mutua has moved from Azimio la Umoja which is led by former prime minister Raila Odinga to Kenya Kwanza which is led by Deputy president William Ruto. Doctor Alfred Mutua has a party that is known as Maendeleo Chapuchapu. The party is small but as it joins with United Democratic Alliance, the Coalition becomes strong.
One of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga's close allies has opened that the leaders that are currently defecting to Deputy President William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza side were never with the Azimio la Umoja team from the word go. Taking to his official Twitter handle moments after DP Ruto unveiled Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua who has defected to the Kenya Kwanza alliance from Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya, Narok Senator Ledama Olekina said that the Azimio team will not miss the defectors like Dr. Mutua.
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) is arguably the biggest political party in the country right now. The party which is allied to Deputy President William Ruto is trying to get a number if politicians and kenyans to their side and below are 4 tactics they are using.