Is Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga re-branding himself and creating new allies ahead of the 2022 polls?
Well, Mr Odinga, has on several occasions denied that he will not vie for presidency in 2022, but is it the case?
For the first time, it has become clear President Uhuru Kenyatta has granted the Orange party boss permission to court his political backyard.
This was evident during the just concluded Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) rally in Meru at Kinoru stadium when the former premier was given a rousing welcome, with the region’s top brass in hand to receive him.
That aside, Raila’s office is coordinating the BBI consultative forums and rallies with the blessings of State House.
And should he run for Presidency, do you think Deputy President William Ruto will battle him while still in the office?
Well, political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has insisted that the second in command will be impeached before the 2022 elections.
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Eldoret date for BBI in doubt amid fears of violence
Plans to hold a Building Bridges Initiative rally in Eldoret have been cast in doubt due to fears of possible violence.
Already, the spread of hate messages are threatening to deal a blow to peace and reconciliation efforts in the region hat bore the brunt of the 2007/08 post-election violence.
Raila gets a free hand to woo Uhuru backyard
For the first time, it has become clear President Uhuru Kenyatta has granted Opposition leader Raila Odinga a free hand to court his Mt Kenya political bastions.
Key Uhuru allies in Mount Kenya and beyond have now turned into Raila’s political associates, triggering disquiet in Deputy President William Ruto’s camp.
Ruto Will Be Impeached before 2022
Political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has insisted that Deputy President William Ruto will be impeached from his position before the 2022 elections.
Speaking to Anne Kiguta on K24 on Sunday, March 1, Ngunyi alleged that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s political romance with ODM leader Raila Odinga had put DP Ruto’s place in jeopardy.