Inside Raila’s new earth-shaking alliance and strategy to take on DP Ruto

File image of Prof Kivutha Kibwana, Raila Odinga,Mukhisa Kituyi and James Orengo

ODM party leader Raila Odinga is understood to have assembled a political line-up that will be unveiled in the next few months to take DP Ruto head-on in the 2022 elections.

The seasoned politician has tapped into new faces that are not tainted by allegations of corruption that is a major weapon that will be deployed against Deputy President William Rutro who name has surfaced in major corruption scandals.

Also on board are youthful governors with integrity and a track record of good performance who are expected to silence propaganda from the Tanga Tanga brigade and put them to task on what they have done for the country in the severakl years that they have been in power.

Details of the new alliance were the subject of a six-hour meeting at Raila’s Karen home on 06 April 2021.
In attendance were governors Amason Kingi, Charity Ngilu, Anyang Nyongo, and Kivutha Kibwana.

Also present were Governor Mohamed Kuti (Isiolo) and Siaya Senator James Orengo with reports indicating that One Kenya Alliance bring together Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetangula and Gideon Moi will also be brought on board, effectively leaving DP Ruto an isolated man.

One Kenya alliance luminaries at a recent meeting
One Kenya alliance luminaries at a recent meeting

”They discussed their working arrangements, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be worked on by a group of experts and lawyers who will be picked, and their roadmap. There will be many more meetings in the coming weeks and months before they solidify their political marriage,” a source told a local publication on Monday.

In an interview with Citizen TV on Monday, Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi who has declared interest in the 2022 contest and who comes in with a record of integrity and performance confirmed the meeting telling Kenyans to prepare for an earth-shaking political formation.

”Yes we had a meeting today. Kenyans should expect a political formation that will shake the country.” He stated.
Odinga’s Karen home hosted Dr. Kituyi, Amason Kingi, and Wycliffe Oparanya at his Karen residence on Sunday.
The meeting lasted three hours and ironed out the modalities of cobbling up an alliance, where the two will play a pivotal role.

Reports indicate that the new alliance being crafted by Raila is keen on locking out DP Ruto from gaining ground across the country and have their eyes set on Governors Alfred Mutua (Machakos), Amason Kingi (Kilifi), Hassan Joho (Mombasa), Wycliffe Oparanya (Kkamega), Charity Ngilu (Kitui), Kivutha Kibwana (Makueni), Anyang Nyongo (Kisumu), Governor Mohamed Kuti (Isiolo).

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