Professor Kithure Kindiki and Senator Samson Cherargei. (Photo courtesy). A couple of days ago, Tharaka Nithi County Senator Kithure Kindiki addressed the media and sent a message to his supporters. The Law Professor will not be defending his Senate seat but rather concentrate on Deputy President William Ruto's presidential campaigns ahead of the August polls.
Because the constitution requires the government to serve everyone regardless of their fate, a politician close to the Deputy President William Samoei Arap Ruto, was forced to tame his ego and beg a court for forgiveness after it became clear that the court was planning to punish him harshly.
To counter William Ruto's political wave, Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya Coalition party leader Raila Odinga has casted his lots on Martha Karua as his preferred running mate, his pick serves to serve two vital purposes namely; whittle down Samoei's influence in Mt Kenya region and secondly tilt the women support towards Jakom.
A day after Narc Kenya Party leader Martha Karua was selected by Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition presidential candidate Raila Odinga as his running mate, rival parties have castigated and belittled the move. Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei while speaking on NTV slammed Karua claiming that she has no substantial influence in Mt Kenya region.
|Photo Courtesy| Remaining less than 3 months to another general elections, new poll shows the incumbent Nandi Governor Stephen Sang by far leading in the race to recapture the Nandi Governor seat. According to the Mizani Africa Opinion Poll results, Hon. Stephen Sang will be re-elected again as the Nandi Governor if elections were to be held today.
A day after the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga, announced that he had chosen Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua as his running mate, different leaders from the Deputy President William Ruto have urged the Azimio camp to brace themselves for a tough race in August.
Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has stated that the Kenya Kwanza Alliance Camp is not moved after their main competitor in the August polls Raila Odinga, of the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance settled on Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua as his running mate. According to the vocal lawmaker, Karua will not marshal any numbers in to Azimio, and the fact that she was not elected as a governor in 2017 and how the residents behaved during her recent rally to the county alongside Raila, is a proof that they does not even command any following in her home town.
The independent electoral and boundary commission is expecting the presidential aspirants and Gubernatorial aspirants to name their running mate before Monday as we approach the august poll . Dennis Itumbi who is the close ally of the deputy president William samoei has alleged that the Kenya Kwanza team will unveil their running mate tomorrow .
It is only a matter of days to the deadline set by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to all presidential candidates to submit the names of the running mates. Many Kenyans have eagerly waited for that day. Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition held interviews to all those who were aspiring to be Raila Odinga's running mates.
Nandi Senator, Hon Samson Cherargei, who is a close ally of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party leader has leaked Ruto's running mate even before being officially unveiled by Kenya Kwanza flag bearer. Taking to his social media accounts, Hon Cherargei revealed that William Ruto and the whole Kenya Kwanza family have already settled on Tharaka Nithi senator Hon Kithure Kindiki as the deputy president in case they emerge a winner in the coming general election.
Deputy President William Ruto with Emgwen MP Alex Kosgey (Photo Courtesy) Having taken the family political mantle from his father, Emgwen MP Alex Kosgey is facing tough times ahead after losing in his bid for the United Democratic Alliance party ticket to vie for Nandi senator position come the August 9 general election.
The hospitalization of a UDA politician who also happens to be the Senator for Nandi County comes just days after he was released from police detention. In a single post on his official social media account, the outspoken Senator who has formed a close alliance with Deputy President William Ruto, Senator Samson Cherargei, has uploaded images of himself receiving treatment at Nairobi Hospital.
UPDATE: Senator Cherargei Picks His Nomination Certificate Days After Being Discharged From Hospital
Nandi County Senator Samson Cherargei has finally picked his nomination certificate ahead of the August 9th general election. (Photo, Courtesy) Cherargei picked his nomination certificate at the Hustler Nation Center in Nairobi County to fly the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party ticket in the Nandi Senatorial race in the August polls to defend his seat.
On April 21 Senator Cherargei informed Kenyans in his official facebook page that he had been arrested and taken to Nairobi. He was taken to Capitol hill police Station and Gigiri Police Station where he spent the weekend. On Monday the Nandi Senator also informed Kenyans that he was admitted at Nairobi Hospital further revealing that the last four days had really been trying for him.
Kenyans are still waiting for the final decision of the Kenya Kwanza coalition to know who will be Ruto's running mate in the 2022 polls. The ongoing speculation is that Senator Kiture Kindiki might be the one to deputize Ruto ahead of the 2022 polls simply because he has been campaigning heavily for Ruto.
Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has today morning exposed the Azimio coalition claiming that some articles in the agreement they signed were not disclosed. The Governor claims that Azimio documents that they signed a copy hasn't been given to any member in the coalition. The Governor also says that his party was using their funds to campaign for Azimio
Nandi Senator, Samson Cherargei, was forced to write an apology letter to a judge in a bid to get a warrant of arrest issued against him withdrawn. The Senator was forced to apologise to Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo for skipping the trial of a hate speech case with no explanation.
Kericho county senator Samson Cherargei was recently arrested and judged hatespeech has revealed that he was later hospitalized over food Poisoning. The senator is active member of the United Democratic Alliance party led by the Deputy President William Samoei Ruto. Taking to his Facebook account, he said that he was Hospitalized in Nairobi hospital after food Poisoning, vomiting and general fatigue since when he was arrested he was already unwell.
Senator Samson Cherargei has hinted through his official facebook page congratulating the Mathiri member of parliament Hon Rigathi Gachagua minutes after deputy president William Ruto unveiled him as his running mate in the August 9 presidential elections. Here is what Senator Samson Cherargei shared on his official facebook page minutes after deputy president William Ruto unveiled Rigathi Gachagua as his running mate!
Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga with his running mate Martha Karua ( Photo Courtesy) Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has downplayed the impact of the appointment of Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua as Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga's running mate ahead of the August 9 general election.