There is no guarantee that there will be peace in Kenya after next year's general elections, political commentator Sam Omwenga has said. Kenyan elections are normally characterized by tribalism, high temperatures and at times wrangles and violence as top political leaders face off. But Raila has promised that things will be different in 2022, saying that the presidential race will be free and fair, which will rule out claims of foul play.
DP Ruto In a Tight Political Corner, As Details Emerge Of How Raila Odinga Will Clinch Power Swiftly
DP Dr. William Samoei Ruto might suffer a major Political setback ahead of the 2022 General Elections. According to our close Political Sources. ODM's Chief will clinch power easily. And the Elections will be Free and Fair. Political Analysit Mr. Sam Omwenga has stated that Raila's Presidency is on Stake.
Everything points at a ODM leader Raila Odinga win in the 2022 presidential battle, but only if things remain constant, political analyst Sam Omwenga says. Raila has been crisscrossing the country drumming up support for his presidential bid, his main challenger being Deputy President William Ruto.
Deputy President William Ruto could indeed be preparing to reject defeat should he lose in the 2022 presidential elections, political analyst and observer Sam Omwenga says. Ruto is among those who have declared interest in the seat, one that his critics, mostly allies of President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga says he will not see.
Kenya would have had her first ever second in command in 2022 had opposing forces not succeeded in crushing the BBI push, political observer Sam Omwenga has said. Kenya is yet to have a woman in the two leading political seats in the country; President and Deputy President, despite some trying their luck in the presidential contest.
The political marriage between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his embattled deputy William Ruto is long dead, political analyst Sam Omwenga has said. The two have not been in good terms lately, with the President recently daring the DP to resign. Ruto, on the other hand, has said that he will not be forced to leave the government.
Those waiting for Deputy President William Ruto to resign will end up very disappointed, political commentator Sam Omwenga says. Ruto has been under pressure to resign, with allies of President Uhuru Kenyatta saying that he is now more of an opposition leader. They have taken issue with his attacks and criticisms of the government, saying that it would be better if he did it from the outside.
Wiper Democratic Movement (WDM) party leader Kalonzo Musyoka now has a golden opportunity redeem himself in the eyes of Kenyans and the politician and he has betrayed in the past. The leader has been seen as a traitor since 2008, when he abandoned the opposition to work with then president Mwai Kibaki, who has been accused of rigging the opposition out in the general elections.
According to Sam Omwenga, Political Commentator and Columnist at The Star, Kalonzo Musyoka pursued the presidency in 2012 to disallow ODM's Raila Odinga the votes in favour of Mwai Kibaki. The play placed him in a position he stood out to be appointed as Kenya's Vice President and Minister for Home Affairs, an occurrence which was damned by the opposition as a great betrayal.
Electing deputy president William Ruto in 2022 will not be a good idea , legal analyst and political commentator Sam Omwenga who writes for the Star newspaper has opined.
ODM leader Raila Odinga is indeed headed for the presidency judging by the visible indications, political commentator and observer Sam Omwenga has said. Raila, though yet to publicly declare his bid, is seen as warming up for the race, one that will see him face off with among others, Deputy President William Ruto.
ODM leader Raila Odinga's chances of getting a portion of the Mt Kenya region in 2022 are slimming, thanks to the delay in introducing him to the region ahead of time, political analyst Sam Omwenga says. He says that Raila's planned grand entry into the region, which was to see President Uhuru Kenyatta personally take him to his people, is long overdue, and can only make things even harder for him in Central.
"Do Away With Him or..." Experts Disclose What Uhuru is Likely to Face if Doesn't Tame DP Ruto Early
Deputy president William Ruto will be a man in a very tight corner if his boss president Uhuru Kenyatta decides to follow one of the advises given to him against the second in command. At a time when the relationship between the two leaders has been described as frosty, experts have revealed that their bonds cannot be repaired and it is time the Head of State took the safer route.
With few months remaining for president Uhuru Kenyatta to head on retirement as the head of State, some politicians eying to become his heir apparent are currently seeking for his support and that of Mt Kenya vote rich region, which one can enjoy massively through him. However, after the fall out between President first in command and Deputy President William Ruto who was previously assured of his support, the president changed tune about 2022 politics, stating that his choice will come out to be a surprise.
Deputy President William Ruto is trying to arrange his cards as best as he can to save himself from the destruction openly coming his way, political analyst Sam Omwenga says.
The next president of Kenya will most likely be ODM leader Raila Odinga, political analyst Sam Omwenga has predicted. Raila is already being seen as a possible frontrunner in the 2022 elections, even as he remains silent on his plans and whether or not he will be taking his fifth shot at the top seat. According to Omwenga, this could be as a result of President Uhuru Kenyatta's influence, now that he is working closely with the former Prime Minister. In an article on The Star, he also says that the next government
Deputy President William Ruto has always known that he is a guest in the ruling Jubilee Party and will have to leave or be pushed out at some point, political commentator Sam Omwenga says. This comes at a time when there seems to be a plot to eject the DP from the party, a plan led by allies of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who have been doing their best to frustrate the DP and those allied to him. Omwenga says that Ruto has always known that he has no stakes in the party and this is why he started campaigning immediately
According to political commentator and observer Sam Omwenga, ODM leader Raila Odinga is undoubtedly headed for the president based on the evident signs. Raila, who has yet to openly declare his candidacy, is considered as gearing up for the contest, which will pit him against Deputy President William Ruto, among others.
ODM leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy) Even as 2022 politics start to gain momentum, ODM leader Raila Odinga is tippped to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta and become Kenya's Chief Executive. Whereas there are many political heavyweights who are keen to occupy State House after Uhuru, the former Prime Minister is seen as the "System" candidate and political analyst Sam Omwenga believes that it is very unlikely that anyone can stop his journey to the presidency. With the "deep state" and "system" debate emerging
The presidential seat has attracted many entrants as the clock continues to tickle.Among key racers include Deputy President William Ruto, ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, ODM leader Raila Odinga and Machakos governor Alfred Mutua.