Burial of Mzee Eliud Muraya Kamau. Celebrated comedian and radio presenter Daniel Ndambuki aka Churchill made an appearance at a burial in Murang’a that surprised mourners who are used to politicians gracing such. The funeral at Gikoe in Kinyona area of Kigumo constituency was of an old Mzee called Eliud Muraya Kamau.
Peter Kenneth and Raila Odinga. [Source/RAO] Media reports indicate the Handshake team has decided the running mate for ODM leader Raila Odinga will be from Mt Kenya. The Daily Nation this week reported former presidential candidates Martha Karua and Peter Kenneth, as well as Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui have been identified as the potential candidates for the DP position.
As 2022 general election gains momentum, a number of aspirants are transversing across the country seeking for political mandate from their most loyal supporters. Consequently, the question of running mates seems to be fueling more jitters amongst the two political bandwagons (Deputy William Ruto and Raila Odinga) , who are immensely involving themselves on a staunch political war.
The president Uhuru Kenyatta swiped at the DP Ruto over his early campaigns as he is set to meet the following dignitaries to hype his support for the former prime minister Raila Amollo Odinga. The meeting which is scheduled to commence on Sunday is expected to be dominated by the key legislators from the Mt Kenya region, Nyanza region, Western region and Eastern region.
Kieni Member of Parliament Kanini Kega has proposed for a position of Raila's running mate that will ensure that Raila will get have a probability of winning the 2022 General elections by 90 percent According to Kanini Kega should Raila choose a woman as his running mate then he needs to be confident that he will win the 2022 Polls.
ODM leader Raila Odinga is keen on making his fifth and probably the last stab at the presidency having failed in four previous attempts. In one of the most clearest indications that Raila has Uhuru's backing, yesterday the president indirectly campaigned for him. Speaking after conferring city status to Nakuru town, Uhuru said that an old man can easily overtake sprinting young men because quest for leadership is a marathon.
The search for ODM leader Raila Odinga’s running mate for the 2022 Presidential election has narrowed down to three Kikuyu bigwigs. Raila’s advisors are finding it hard to choose between the 3 politicians from Mt Kenya, who are deemed suitable to deputize him. In conjunction with political strategists from President Uhuru Kenyatta’s team, Raila Odinga’s men have agreed on giving the deputy President position to the Mt Kenya region.
Orange Democratic Movement leader is among the key contenders of presidency eying to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in next year's general polls. Raila Odinga has been going round the country drumming his bid and Azimio LA Umoja an indicator of readiness in his bid but the question of running mate is still a mystery.
Image Muthai Ngunyi is a political analyst, he rose to fame after he developed the ' Tyranny of Numbers Hypothesis' a claimed that voting in Kenya is largely influenced by ethnicity. As we head to 2022 polls, the Nairobi based lawyer Ngunyi has been actively involved in giving his views on what might be expected in 2022 polls.
After a long search for who will be Raila Odinga's running mate ahead of the much anticipated presidential elections, strategists are said to have narrowed down to three key politicians.According to details, all the three are from the Mt Kenya region and they have been key in deciding the direction in which the politics of the region take.
Already there are speculations that the former premier will be on the ballot even though he hasn't declared officially that he will be contesting for the top seat. As we eagerly await for his declaration on 10th December, let us look at what he possibly has to do to win the elections without necessarily going for a second round:
The leaders of the ODM and the UDA have been in a tight competition to find good running mates to win the 2022 elections. Both are aiming for the Mt Kenya region, which has a population of nearly 5 million people. Raila has three leaders in the Mount Kenya region from which to choose: Lee Kinyanjui, Martha Karua, and Peter Kenneth.
Raila Odinga To Allegedly Pick His Running Mate From Mount Kenya, Here Are Potential Names He May Settle On
Raila Odinga and Peter Kenneth in the past event The ODM party leader Raila Odinga stands a high chance of succeeding Uhuru in the next election. This is after key leaders from Mount Kenya region decided to support him in 2022. Another indicator that Raila may be the next President been seen in his campaigns that he has conducted in different parts of the country.
Peter Kenneth and Martha Karua. [Source/Courtesy] The Daily Nation on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 reported that the Handshake team has agreed that the Deputy President position be reserved for Mt Kenya as the Presidency goes to ODM leader Raila Odinga, who hails from Nyanza.
In Summary. - The Orange Democratic Movement boss Raila Amolo Odinga is under a tight conner over choice of his running mate. - His critics says the choice may make or break his chance of occupyingthe top seat on the hill. The Daily Nation has stirred mixed reactions amongst the ODM fraternity and critics over Odinga's choice of running mate.
Hon Peter Kenneth was one of the top Mt Kenya leaders who was shortlisted on becoming Raila's running mate ahead of the 2022 general elections. Speaking to the media earlier today he said that Raila is a very good leader who has been fighting for the country and the right of the people.
Milele FM conducted an opinion poll to choose Raila Odinga's running mate in the upcoming general elections. This comes after reports surfaced that he may have received one from the Mount Kenya region, which is densely populated. Three Mount Kenya legislators were nominated in that poll.
The top political contenders are involved in a high-stakes race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in next year's elections, which are set for August 9. It will be particularly difficult for ODM leader Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto, who have established themselves as front-runners.
Anxiety about who the ODM party leader Raila Odinga will pick as his running mate continues to increase as he is set to officially announce his 2022 presidential ambition on December 10th at Moi International Sports Center Kasarani. While speaking on Citizen TV, Orange Democratic Movement party Secretary General Edwin Sifuna was evasive to explain the running mate puzzle.
It has finally been revealed that Raila Odinga will get his running mate from the Mount Kenya region. This has now narrowed down the search and he will just have to concentrate on one region. It has also emerged that there are some three strong politicians who are being fronted by the people of that region to be the second in command.