Article Image
MACHAKOS

Video: DP Ruto’s alleged lineup to State House that excited Kalonzo

Adonijah Nziwa
Vote on this article to affect its rank!
Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka with Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula at a past function. [Source/Kalonzo Musyoka Facebook]

On November 14, 2012, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka claimed that Deputy President William Ruto had told him he would back his 2013 presidential bid.

Kalonzo said President Uhuru Kenyatta had agreed to deputize him while Ruto offered to be the Majority Leader at the National Assembly if himself (Kalonzo) was fronted for the seat.

He spoke at a political rally in Machakos, at a time when both Kenyatta and Ruto were facing cases at the International Court of Criminal Justice (ICC) for their alleged role in the 2007/2008 Post Election Violence.

The hope of getting support from the duo came to an end when they formed a team to succeed former President Mwai Kibaki.

Kalonzo later joined former Prime Minister Raila Odinga under the Coalition for Restoration of Democracy (CORD) in the fight to take over power.

Both two sides mounted mother of all campaigns in 2013, but the Kenyatta's team carried the day.

Kalonzo's dream to become President is still alive.

He has already expressed interest in the country's top seat ahead of the 2022 polls.

Kalonzo is banking on Raila's political support among other leaders to emerge the victor in the forthcoming elections.#historynow

 Here is the VIDEO

#historynow

Kamata deals poa this Payday! with Jumia Kamata deals poa this Payday by joining other readers on WhatsApp here

Thank you for reading my article! You have contributed to my success as a writer. The articles you choose to read on Hivisasa help shape the content we offer.
-Adonijah Nziwa

Vote on this article to affect its rank!
Report Story

More you may enjoy reading

You might also like

You may also enjoy these stories

Since you like this story, here’s more

More stories you might like

Don’t miss out on these stories

Whilst you’re here, check out these stories

We thought you’d like these stories as well

Don’t leave without checking out these stories too