DP William Ruto West Pokot

Deputy President William Ruto addresses members of the public at Makutano Township in West Pokot County on June 19, 2021.

| Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

Political battle for West Pokot, Kanu’s last frontier

What you need to know:

  • Now, area leaders led by Kanu nominated MCA Elijah Kasheusheu, want Prof Lonyangapuo to resign from the party for disrespecting and insulting top party leadership.

A political battle for West Pokot—seen as independence party Kanu’s last frontier—is fast gaining pace with Deputy President William Ruto, Baringo senator Gideon Moi, and area governor John Lonyangapuo pulling in different directions.

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