Uhuru, Raila plan to corner Ruto as referendum push gathers steam

Tony Karumba | Afp

President Uhuru Kenyatta (centre) reacts with opposition leader Raila Odinga (right) as Deputy President William Ruto looks on during the launch of the Building Bridges Initiative report in Nairobi on November 27, 2019.

What you need to know:

  • The Nation has established that President Kenyatta and Mr Odinga are set to reactivate regional campaign teams that will push the case for the plebiscite.
  • Already, ODM and Jubilee youth and women leagues have been brought on board and are planning rallies countrywide, targeting the youth and women.
  • On August 18, Mr Odinga met Narok ODM youth leader Dickson Sarbabi at his Capitol Hill office in Nairobi where they discussed the BBI process.

President Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga are turning to religious leaders in their bid to boost support for the planned referendum amid opposition from Deputy President William Ruto.

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