Ruto allies in campaign mode for his 2022 bid

Deputy President William Ruto (left), Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa (centre) and Sirisia MP John Waluke converse during a fundraiser in aid of Namwela Boys High School in Sirisia, Bungoma County, on February 24, 2018. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Under the Jubilee Party deal, Ruto is supposed to inherit President Uhuru Kenyatta’s mantle.
  • Governor Chepkwony assured Mrs Ruto that the people of Kericho will fully support the DP in the presidential race in the next polls. 
  • Senator Cheruiyot said the road for 2022 will be made smoother by better delivery on promises to the electorate, which he said is on course.

Deputy President William Ruto’s allies have started massive, stealth campaigns for his 2022 presidential bid, taking advantage of the fissures in the Opposition and the perceived shifting of the ground following the truce between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga.

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