William Ruto
Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

Ruto’s risky gamble in his quest to succeed Uhuru

What you need to know:

  • DP has framed 2022 elections as a competition between those banking on ethnic mobilisation and his own campaign.
  • The newly-formed One Kenya Alliance has been dismissed as a tribal grouping

Deputy President William Ruto has sidestepped regional kingpins, instead preferring MPs spread across the country to lead his presidential campaign anchored on a ‘hustler nation’ sloganeering, a strategy critics term risky.

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