Well, it’s time to give Raila equal responsibility for Uhuru failings

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  • It is also evident that while the Deputy President and his supporters keep their distance, Raila has transformed himself into the chief booster for the Uhuru projects, leaving the country without an effective watchdog on government excesses and failures.

  • We might as well go the whole hog. The DP should resign and take his place as leader of the opposition, leaving Raila to be elevated to President Kenyatta’s deputy and sharing responsibility for the Jubilee administration’s successes and failures.

As President Kenyatta lands in China with opposition chief Raila Odinga, begging bowl in hand for final phase of the new railway line, he will be acutely aware of the ‘damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don’t’ axiom.


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