Speculations on whether Hon Raila Odinga will be in the ballot in 2022 0r not has been the talking in most political arenas.
Although his future in Kenya Politics remains opaque, most people have questioned the role Hon Raila Odinga will play in 2022 politics.
But Oburu Odinga has hinted that Raila may run in 2022 saying he is still young and willing to continue serving the country.
“Raila has not declared his presidential bid yet but he is still around. Nobody should speak on his behalf as he will continue being in the political scene,” the EALA MP said.
This contradict with Hon Raila’s 2017 campaign statement which he stated that he has only shot left.
However,Hon Raila Odinga steered clear of the 2022 elections debate saying it was not the time for campaigns.
Although Hon Raila Odinga future remains unclear his political sons are ready to take up the mantle of leadership. Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has announced his Presidential bid the same with Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya.
Mombasa Governor Joho is believed to be planning a team up with Gedion Moi to clinch the Presidency while Governor Oparanya has not announced of any alliance.
Hon Raila Odinga still serves as a political barometer although some people have argued that his influence is fading off. His 2022 political choice is likely to offer great competition to DP Ruto’s side.