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Kalonzo's Mistake in The Uhuru-Raila Team That Will be a Big Boost to Ruto in 2022

Mtaani_News 06/25/2020

Five days ago, President Uhuru Kenyatta made another bold move towards the 2022 election. This is after Wiper Party which is led by former Vice president Kalonzo Musyoka and Chama Cha Mashinani led by Isaac Rutto signed a cooperation agreement with President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee party on 17th June 2020. This is following the Jubilee - KANU merger that brought together Gideon Moi and President Uhuru. Kalonzo defended himself saying that he was still in NASA. He further claimed that its membership to the National Super Alliance (NASA) would not be altered by the coalition.

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In response to this was former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama who is one of the political guru's in the Kamba nation. However, despite Kalonzo being seen as the Eastern region mouthpiece to side with Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga , Muthama has remained loyal to DP William Ruto. He thus went forward to blast Kalonzo terming the move as being selfish and for self gains. Since Muthama is a member of the Wiper Party, he was given 2 days to apologise to Kalonzo or face disciplinary actions. In retaliation, Muthama ditched Wiper Party to show his loyalty to Ruto. This seems to be a very big blow to the President Uhuru who probably used the assumption that Kalonzo is the Kamba nation leader.

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However, all road signs are clear that Kalonzo popularity has greatly faded because of his 'watermelon' character. Muthama who has long been a key Kalonzo ally and financier. Muthama's move should not just be taken lightly. Good example is in the 2013 general election, Muthama played a key role in the Raila-Kalonzo political marriage. He would later go on to become the CORD coalition's main man in Ukambani region. Raila and Kalonzo swept the Lower Eastern region clean. They repeated the same in the 2017, courtesy of the former Kangundo MP.

Source: opera.com
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Top Comments
+254-72832**** · 06/25/2020
You really do not know what you are talking about. Please note Muthama was denied ticket by Wiper to run for elective post in Machakos. Please get things right and do not beat about the bush on Politics. Muthama will deliver nothing to Ruto. Wait and see
+254-71240**** · 06/25/2020
watermelon will soon be replaced by the likes of mutua and kibwana
+254-72567**** · 06/25/2020
You are not a resident of Machakos.You seem to have little knowledge on what u wright about.Muthama has been hanging at Kalinxo popularity.He will deliver nothing to Ruto.Am talking this from machakos. Tumechoshwa na hio kupayuka yake kwa sababu ya kukosa elimu ya kutosha
+254-79536**** · 06/25/2020
Muthama was not refused a ticket HE REFUSED THE WIPER TICKET

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