Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has made his 2022 presidential ambitions clear.
In a tweet early on Tuesday, Mutua distanced himself from 2022 succession politics noting that he doesn't need any leader to endorse him for the presidency in 2022.
"My Presidency is not from being name-dropped or fronted by leaders. I want to be fronted by the people. To be endorsed by the Kenyan people. I will be representing them as President and so their endorsement is most important," he said.
Mutua's argument comes days after Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leaders on Friday during Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong'o' mother's burial insisted that succession politics cannot be avoided.
They called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to endorse their leader Raila Odinga as his successor as he looks ahead to the end of his final term as the head of state.
Speaking at Muuga FM, Mutua further noted that the presidency is not an exclusive right for any leader as anyone can lead this country.
"The presidency is not an exclusive right for anyone. Anyone from Meru, Kisii, Machakos, Kajiado or anywhere along the Kenyan boundaries has an equal chance to lead this Country," he pointed out.