‘Marginalisation’ no longer a presidential campaign issue

Devolution Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri (right) flags off an SGR train carrying 90 containers of relief rice to Nairobi from the port of Mombasa on June 20, 2017. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The theme of marginalisaton has been central in all presidential elections since December 1992.
  • There have been complaints of political exclusion of groups that are not fully represented in his alliance with Deputy President William Ruto.
  • Governors are blamed for distributing development resources in favour of their own clans or ethnic communities.

This year’s presidential election is special in one way.

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