Article Image
NATIONAL

The dangerous card Raila has in store just incase Uhuru betrays him - Prof. Manyora

Brian Eliani
Vote on this article to affect its rank!
President Uhuru Kenyatta(L), former prime minister Raila Odinga(R) and DP William Ruto(C) [Source: Uhuru Kenyatta/Facebook]

The handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, some pundits argue, was orchestrated to lock DP Ruto out of 2022 presidential race. 

On the other hand,  others say Raila Odinga is being tricked to make it look like Ruto is out of the equation when in reality he is not.

According to renowned political analyst Harman Manyora,  through his weekly Youtube address "Take it or leave it," Raila can use the betrayal card to occasion their (Uhuru and Ruto) downfall incase Uhuru is playing him with his deputy. 

"All that he(Raila) will need to do is to say he is not going for Presidency," said the analyst. 

According to Professor Manyora,  if Raila endorses another candidate other than himself it will be unlikely for Uhuru and Ruto to win.

"An endorsement for Musalia Mudavadi and Kalonzo Musyoka,  together with other Kenyans in an expanded executive, my friend Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto, you cannot manage that," added the analyst.

He went on to explain the expanded executive can include the likes of Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula among others. 

"So long as Raila is not standing,  it will generate the kind of excitement in the country (that would be difficult for UhuRuto to beat," posits Manyora.

The analyst also added the technological sophistication will ensure no one will rig the elections and that may work for Raila.

Msaprise na gift from jumia this valentine

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.
-Brian Eliani

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