A rift has broken out in Kenya Kwanza by Deputy President William Ruto in Nyeri County, with some candidates vying for a six-part voting pattern for the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). Dr Ruto is the leader of the UDA and twice as the leader of the Kenya Kwanza alliance.
Nyeri County is one of the counties that are found in the central part of the country and the county is majorly dominated by the Agikuyu community. As we approach the eargerly awaited August general elections, the race to dethrone the incumbent president Mutahi Kahiga has been gaining momentum.
Uhuru's Close Ally Shown Dust In Nyeri Gubernatorial Race As Results Alleges Most Preferred Governor
Nyeri Gubernatorial quest has attracted very powerful politicians who are seeking to unseat incumbent Governor Mutahi Kahiga who is also seeking re-election through the UDA party ticket. Among those in the race include, Uhuru's close ally and Nyeri Senator Ephraim Maina of Jubilee party, Gachara Kamanga, Thuo Mathenge, Peter Munyiri, incumbent Governor Mutahi Kahiga among others.
An opinion poll has been conducted by Mizani Africa Limited to allegde who is likely to win the Nyeri Gubernatorial race if elections were to be held today within the Nyeri County. Those who are contesting for the seat include the incubent Governor Mutahi Kahiga who is defending his seat under the Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance Party , Ephraim Maina who is vying under the Azimio La Umoja, Thuo Mathenge and Peter Munyiri.
Nyeri County Gubernatorial Race: The Person Who Is Likely Going to be the Next Nyeri County Governor
Nyeri County is one of the counties that are located in the central part of the country and the county is majorly dominated by the Agikuyu community. As the clock ticks towards the August general elections, the race to dethrone the incumbent Nyeri County governor Mutahi Kahiga has been taking the new shape.
Jubilee Party continues to reap big by receiving new aspirants from parties affiliated to the Azimio La Umoja. It emerges that the party is also strategizing to maintain the control in Mt Kenya Region. Leaders who were within the other parties affiliated to the Azimio La Umoja have begun to move from their parties to join Jubilee.
Fierce battle lines have already been drawn in the Kirinyagah gubernatorial race long before the official campaign announcement date by IEBC. Financial Titans from top to bottom (clockwise) Purity Ngirici, Ann Waiguru, Peter Munyiri and Karanja Kibicho. Already the incumbent governor Ann Mumbi Waiguru has indicated her intention to run for a second term. Her main headache used to come from billionaire Kirinyagah Women Representative Purity Ngirici. But now all that has changed with the entry into the race of
The Nyeri County governorship race is gradually taking shape with four aspirants declaring their interest in unseating incumbent Governor Mutahi Kahiga in less than three months to go. Kahiga ascended to office after the death of former elected Governor Hon Patrick Wahome Gakuru who died on 7th November 2017.
With less than 42 days to the August polls, the race to succeed President Uhuru from the Top Office in the country politicians have set their foot forward in campaigns as they seek the support of Kenyans however, the Dp Ruto is facing looming trouble in the vote-rich regions of Mt Kenya.
Various political aspirants are scrambling to get to different parties before the nominations and other preliminaries begin before they find themselves locked out of popular parties. This has led to some decamping from one party to the other, with several of them changing their minds from vying through the Jubilee party and opted to join opponents parties.
Jubilee party has been dealt a major blow after two gubernatorial aspirants from Nyeri County ditched the party after listening to their supporters few months in to the general elections. The duo Gachara Kamanga and Peter Munyiri said that their supporters requested them to look for other political parties in the region, with Munyiri opting for Gatundu South member of parliament Moses Kuria's Chama Cha Kazi, while Kamanga stating that he will be contesting as an independent candidate.
In the battle to succeed President Uhuru from the country's highest office, politicians have stepped forward in campaigns as they seek Kenyans' support; nevertheless, Dp Ruto is in difficulty in the vote-rich areas of Mount Kenya with fewer than 34 days till the August elections.
It is the season of defections once again and these have been happening all across the country where hundreds of politicians have ditched their mother parties to join others in hopes of clinching the August 9th general elections. Picture courtesy. Economist Peter Munyiri. The ruling party, Jubilee, which is headed by the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has received the most defections with various politicians joining the United Democratic Alliance party led by Deputy President Ruto.
Economist Peter Munyiri who is aspiring to be the governor in Nyeri has delivered worrying details about Mt Kenya region to Dp Ruto's camp ahead of the coming general elections. Speaking in an interview as captured by the Star Newspaper, Munyiri has revealed that there is no such wave as UDA in mount Kenya region and that the ground is speaking of Azimio.