"What's Cooking? Speculations Rife as Kindiki is Edged Out of Ruto's 2022 Presidential Campaign Team
That all is not well in Deputy President William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza alliance is now an open secret. This follows the emergence of confirmed reports that Tharaka Nithi Senator Hon Kithure Kindiki has been removed from his (Ruto) Presidential Campaign team and his name replaced with Meru Senator Hon Mithika Linturi, in what political analysts argue could be an indication of what is happening behind the curtains after Kindiki missed the Position of the Running Mate one week ago.
Tharaka Nithi Senator Hon. Kithure Kindiki has now decided to speak after a long silence following his exit from the active national politics which he got involved some several months back. At the comfort of his home, Professor Kithure said that the recent opinion polls are not accurate and few days remaining cannot sway the mind of the people.
Martha Karua has managed to Re-energise Azimio Campaign in Mt Kenya and has also instilled Confidence on Aspirants affiliated to Raila's Camp to extent That they are Now making posters with pictures of Their Captain Raila Odinga. Narc Kenya leader has also sent shivers into Kenya Kwanzaa Camp where Ruto's brigade are keeping close eye on her to counter growing wave in the Mountain That has Embraced Karua. One week after nomination, she Managed to Traverse to Meru, Kirinyaga, Nyandarua, Tharaka Nithi, Muranga,
One of the most talked-about topics in Kenya right now is succession politics in August. Uhuru Kenyatta is in the final three months of his two-and-a-half-year mandate, and a number of presidential aspirants have expressed interest in leading the country between 2022 and 2027, as expected. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has cleared over 53 presidential candidates to compete, but political attention is concentrated on two heavyweights, Raila Odinga and William Ruto.
On 15th May this month,Mathira Member of Parliament Honourable Rigathi Gachagua was named as William Ruto's running mate in the coming general election in an event that was held at Karen Residence of the Deputy President. He defeated Tharaka Nithi Senator Professor Kithure Kindiki for the position as the two were the only finalist who had a high chance of Deputising the second in command in the coming election.
Hon. Rigathi Gachagua has now revealed that indeed that being picked as the running mate really divided Mt. Kenya region. Speaking on Inooro Fm, Mr. Gachagua described their relationship as that of brothers and sisters before the issue of running mate and that helped them offer their total support towards Ruto's Presidency.
Incumbent Mathira member of parliament Hon Rigathi Gachagua has finally publicly acknowledged that DP Ruto's choice to pick him Kenya Kwanza's running mate divided the vote rich region, Mt Kenya. Speaking to Inooro Tv, the vocal lawmaker has also admitted that 26 out of the the 30 available Mt Kenya political leaders who voted, vote in favour of Tharaka Nithi senator Kithure Kindiki against the six who endorsed him at DP Ruto's residence.
Tharaka Nithi Senator Professor Kithure Kindiki who is a distinct lawyer makes some changes in his preferred presidential candidate. Speaking few days after he was denied the position of being Deputy President Dr. William Samoei Ruto's running mate, the well known Professor came out clear and threw his support on a president who will be gearing towards the economy recovery.
Tharaka Nithi senator Hon Kithure Kindiki who is a strong supporter of deputy president William Ruto has claimed that deputy president William Ruto has been the most popular presidential candidate for the last two years. Taking to his social media accounts, Kindiki revealed that with only 75 days remaining before general election, nothing will reduce his popularity in the country.
The controversy surrounding presidential candidate running mates has caused consternation in many camps. In the Kenya Kwanza camp, the vice president was named first. Kithure Kindiki, a Tharaka Nithi senator, did not attend the official designation of the deputy, which drew varied reactions from the group's adherents.
It is now common knowledge that Deputy President William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza alliance is experiencing internal strife and dysfunction. This comes in the wake of reports that Tharaka Nithi Senator Hon. Kithure Kindiki has been removed from his (Ruto's) Presidential Campaign team and that his name has been replaced with that of Meru Senator Hon.
Senator Kiprotich Cherargei has hinted through his official facebook page hours after his meeting with professor Kithure Kindiki. According to him their meeting meeting was based on issues of national Campaigns to make sure that the second in command of the republic of Kenya William Ruto wins the August 9 presidential elections between.
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.
Political Analyst Herman Manyora has advised Deputy President William Ruto and his team to stop talking about the running mate battle saying it is making Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua look bad. This is after details have emerged that Tharaka Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki who lost to Gachagua led in opinion polls and a vote conducted by MPs from Mt Kenya region.
Today Nandi senator Samson Cheragei from Riftvalley region paid a courtesy call to Tharaka Nithi senator Kithure Kindiki at his official office in Nairobi. The two UDA party senators held a lengthy discussion on deputy president William Ruto's presidential campaigns across the country under Kenya Kwanza Alliance. Senator Samson Cheragei who is seeking reelection on a UDA party ticket thanked senator Kithure Kindiki for channeling his energies in deputy president William Ruto's national presidential campaigns.
Tharaka Nithi senator Hon Kithure Kindiki who is a close ally of deputy president William Ruto suffered a huge blow after sending a message concerning the best presidential candidate that kenyans should elect in the coming general election. Taking to his social media accounts, Kindiki claimed that presidential conquest in the coming general election will be between the reformers of the economy to empower all citizens verses those aiming to extend the politics of fake national unity and seats for leaders.
The more the sun rises and sets, the closer the country gets to the much anticipated August 9 polls and as scheduled, Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya Coalition party leader Raila Amollo Odinga will lock horns with his United Democratic Alliance (UDA) counterpart William Ruto a duel whose finality will give Kenyans their fifth president.
The choice of Martha Karua as the Azimio la Umoja Deputy presidential candidate nominee has been hailed as a plus to Raila Odinga. As soon as she was nominated, Karua hit the campaign trail selling Raila in Kirinyaga, Meru, Tharaka Nithi and Nyeri counties. Despite receiving a cold reception in some of the Mt.
Since appointment as Raila's running mate,Martha Karua has made may ralies along the counties within Mt Kenya region which include Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Embu and Tharaka Nithi. Ahmednassir has responded to Karua visit to Mt Kenya.According to Ahmednassir,he has revealed that the crowd that has been in Martha Karua's rally is in between 300 to 400 and are just members of the Jubilee Party which are funded by the Office of the President.
As the political turbulence in the country continue to be witnessed, leaders are aligning themselves ahead of the August's general elections. Ruto's decision to choose Mathira member of parliament honorable Rigathi Gachagua as his running mate has elicited mixed reactions the country. Some feel like the deputy president could have chosen Tharaka Nithi's senator honorable Kithure Kindiki instead.