The 2022 presidential race is already at its peak as the political bigwigs are seen roaming across the streets of the nation campaigning hunting votes to inherit the presidency office from President Kenyatta who is soon exiting the office upon the completion of his two terms.
Among those leaders warming up for the top seat, former prime minister Raila Amollo Odinga and Deputy President William Samoei Ruto are seen as the top contenders for the forthcoming presidency race.
This is due to the fact that they have made inroads for their political parties in many parts of the country Kenya making them more popular than other presidential candidates who are also eyeing for the top seat.
As the number of days left to the next general elections are almost elapsing, politicians and some small political parties are seen shifting from one political wave to another especially from Kenya Kwanza Alliance camp to Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya Alliance and vice versa.
In Kirinyaga County, the Women Representative Honorable Purity Ngirici made a u-turn after joining Ruto’s UDA Party. It appeared like the entry of Govenor Waiguru to UDA is what made her to withdraw from the UDA party as Waiguru appear to be her greatest opponent for the gubernatorial race in Kirinyaga County.
Honorable Ngirici some days back promised her supporters that she will make her major declaration on Saturday concerning her next political move. She termed it as an earthquake declaration that would shook the political waves. This left her supporters and the whole nation guessing her next move.
According to the news posted by Tuko News, Honorable Ngirici, stated that the ground in Mt Kenya region is smelling Odinga.
According to this news, Ngirici had declared her support for Odinga in the forthcoming presidency race. Ngirici quoted that her vote and the Kirinyaga County votes will go to Odinga and not Ruto.
“As things are, my vote and votes from Kirinyaga County will go to Raila. In politics, you have to go with the prevalent wave. Ruto won’t defeat Raila, unless 2027”, she said.
“Raila so far has gained more support from Mt Kenya and is loved across all 47 counties. Unlike Ruto. Mt Kenya is ready for Baba and President Kenyatta has already indicated where to vote come August”, she stated.
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