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Mt Kenya to back Ruto in 2022 But on One Condition

Succession politics has already begun in full-swing in the Mt Kenya region as President Uhuru Kenyatta begins his second and final term.

While politicians from the region vow to support DP William Ruto as their Presidential candidate, the issue for now is who will be second in command.

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On Sunday at the Glory Celebration Centre in Nanyuki town, three Mt Kenya legislators said the DP post will be decided through the ballot.

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria, Laikipia East’s Mohamed Amin and Kioni warned any leader eyeing the number two position to prepare for a battle royal.

They said some DP hopefuls have planned to kill the aspirations of up-and-coming politicians.

“As Mt Kenya leaders, we have agreed that Ruto will be our presidential flagbearer, but anyone wishing to deputise him must work hard for it,” Kuria said.

“Just like governors, senators, MPs, Woman representatives and MCAs, the DP-to-be will have to be nominated at the ballot.Voters will decide,” he said.

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Among those lined-up for the DP post by Mr Kenya are Devolution CS Mwangi Kiunjuri,Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru,Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria among others.

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