The 2022 presidential election will be a battle between former political friends turned enemies. This is Raila Odinga and William Ruto. Ruto in a public rally in Nyeri county hinted on picking Mathira constituency member of parliament Rigathi Gachagua to be his running mate. Raila on the other hand has not yet picked his preferred candidate.
Deputy president William Ruto with Former Meru county governor Hounerable Peter Munya. Photo courtesy. Agriculture cabinet secretary, Hounerable Peter Munga has come out to set the record straight on him joining United Democratic party. Few days ago, there were claims that the former governor was headed to hustlers nation, where he was supposed to use UDA Party to reclaim his Meru seat.
A village in Kangema, Murang’a County could perhaps the richest locality in Kenya right now considering that a good number of Kenyan richest men billionaires hail from the area. The village's story started in 1930s when a bunch of poverty-stricken boys from this locality walked to Nairobi with torn clothes but with desire and aim to find the then elusive thing called money.
The 2022 presidential quest is a two horse race between Raila Odinga and Dp William Ruto and for one to outsmart another he only needs to play his tricks smart. Raila has realized this and that's is why he is conducting his campaigns with a slow pace unlike Ruto.
The Mt Kenya Foundation is basically out to ensure that Deputy President William Ruto is locked out of the presidency in next year's general elections, Nominated MP Maina Kamanda has said. Led by Chairman Peter Munga, the team of influential persons has been visibly trying to influence the outcome of next year's presidential elections, after years of doing it more secretly from 2007 to 2017.
According to Peter Munga and other Mt Kenya tycoons, they are supporting Raila Odinga or One Kenya Alliance due to the fact that they need a person who can be able to protect their wealth. However such a revelation might backfire badly given majority of the Kenyan voters do not have any wealth to protect for they earn hand and mouth.
Mount Kenya Foundation consists of rich businessmen and renonwed politicians. The foundation has been hosting several presidential candidates for consultative meetings in preparation of the next general election. Today the Mount Kenya Foundation hosted a group of North Eastern leaders at Safari hotel in Nairobi. The north Eastern leaders have formed a coalition party famously known as UPYA.
The Mount Kenya Foundation will on Thursday 11 November convene a luncheon with a section of political leaders from North Eastern Region at Safari Park. This comes weeks after the group led by their Chairman Peter Munga met with the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, and the members of the OKA group Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka, Gideon Moi, Moses Wetangula and Cyrus Jirongo in two separate meetings.
The Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi has supported Deputy President William Ruto's remarks concerning the recent meetings hosted by the Mount Kenya Foundation Forum and invoked 2022 presidential aspirants. Speaking at Athiru Gaiti in Igembe South, Meru County on Saturday during annual prayer day of SDA leaders, Muturi criticized the forum stating that it is taking Kenyans for a ride by meeting in a hotel, eating expensive food and claim they are deciding on behalf of the region.
Members of the Mt Kenya Foundation have once again been bashed over their attempts to interfere in next year's presidential elections after announcing that they will be keen on deciding the next President. Led by Equity Bank founder Peter Munga, the team has met five presidential aspirants in the name of identifying the best man for the country and most specifically the Mt Kenya region and it's businesses.
Maina Kamanda has made it clear that the opposition must unite to win against the deputy president William Ruto. The fact of the matter is that the opposition leaders are divided just a confirmation that Ruto statehouse bid ambitions is unstoppable given the division in the opposition leaders. It's not only Maina Kamanda who has said the opposition must unite to beat Ruto.
It's clear the Mt Kenya tycoons have made it clear that they would only support Raila Odinga or the One Kenya Alliance moving into the 2022 general election. However it's clear they already prefer Raila Odinga something that might backfire badly if they endorsed him for the OKA leaders might join Ruto in retaliation.
Leaders from the Mount Kenya East led by Igembe North Member of Parliament Hon Maoka Maore, Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi and Meru County Boss Kirauti Murungi have dismissed the Formation of MKF. They defined Mount Kenya Foundation led by Equity Chair Peter Munga and Royal Media Services (RMS) Boss Mr. Samuel K. Macharia as Noise makers who were trying contradict with the next Coming General Elections for their own Personal Interests.
The Political Party that sponsored Retired President Mwai Kibaki's bid to State House, the Party of National Unity (PNU) has promised that they will be working with ODM in ensuring that Raila Odinga secures the win in 2022. The Chairman Engineer David Kamau while addressing the media on Thursday said that the party had formed a committee that will spearhead the talks with ODM.
Murang'a Governor Mwangi wa Iria has said that the Mt Kenya Foundation won't help Raila during the 2022 election, adding that it comprises of the leaders who think they can influence elections says that Kenyans have the right to vote by their choice without any pressure from the leaders who want to be elected to meet their desires.
Mt. Kenya Kenya Foundation leaders on Thursday said they had not decided who would support him as the best presidential candidate in the 2022 presidential race. This is contrary to the notion that members of the consecration, who are rich and influential people, not only in Mount Kenya but across the country had decided to support ODM leader Raila Odinga.
Over the recent few weeks, the Mount Kenya Foundation being led by their Chairman Peter Munga has been hosting different Presidential candidates in Safari Park Hotel for a meeting. They started with Orange Democratic Movement Party leader Raila Odinga and then on last Friday with One Kenya Alliance Principals.
Mt Kenya tycoons have been accused of favoring Raila Odinga at the expense of other OKA leaders. According to the star, the OKA leaders might have walked into a trap for the tycoons might openly support Raila Odinga and leave them into confusion. The Mt Kenya tycoons are also clear that the opposition leaders must unite together.
It's evident the Mt Kenya moguls have clarified that they would just help Raila Odinga or the One Kenya Alliance moving into the 2022 general political elections. Anyway it's reasonable they as of now favor Raila Odinga something that may blow up severely in the event that they supported him for the OKA chiefs may join Ruto in counter.
Peter Munga has officially tendered his resignation as the Kikuyu Council of Elders chair. He has made it clear that moving forward he will focus on a save men initiative a move inspired by the majority of youths who are ruined by alcohol across the country especially in the central Kenya region.