- Kikuyu elders with the blessings of Uhuru Kenyatta will on Saturday crown Raila Odinga in Bondo as GEMA 2022 presidential candidate.
- Uhuru’s inner circle has concluded only Raila can stop Ruto’s march to State House.
- After the Bondo meeting, the Luo elders and select political leaders will also be hosted for the second part of the meeting in Nyeri county on October 30.
Elders from the Luo and Kikuyu communities will this coming weekend meet at Kango Kajaramogi to endorse ODM party leader Raila Odinga as the two communities’ ultimate choice to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022.
The meeting, first of its kind, will see more than 500 elders from President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Mt. Kenya backyard visit Raila’s Bondo home where they will be received by their Luo counterparts.
The Saturday meeting comes amidst reports that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s handlers have come to the conclusion that Raila Odinga is the only politician who can Stop Deputy President Dr. William Ruto’s State House bid.
“During the meeting, the [Kikuyu] elders are going to publicly announce that as far as they are concerned, Raila is their 2022 candidate, ” a report by the Star paper reads.
Several Elected leaders from the Nyanza region, top ODM party officials, and Jubilee Party Secretary-General Raphael Tuju are those said to be also attending.
Kikuyu Council of Elders chairman Mr.Wachira Kiago on Thursday confirmed that he will be leading a delegation to Bondo adding that Mt. Kenya through President Uhuru Kenyatta has a unity pack with Luo Nyanza, and those seeking the region’s vote cannot break it.
“We are now friends; there is nothing that can stop us from engaging with each other. We will meet with Nyanza elders and expect they will also visit us. The cohesion will bring lasting peace between us,” Kiago said.