It's Game On as Kenya's DP Ruto, Odinga Name Running Mates

Deputy President William Ruto has nominated Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua to be his running mate in the August presidential election, while Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance presidential candidate, Raila Odinga chose Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua.

Ruto said he chose Gachagua from other worthy candidates who made it to shortlist among them Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro, Tharaka Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki, Murang'a Women Representative Alice Wahome and Speaker Justin Muturi.

Martha Karua, leader of Kenya's Narc party, with presidential candidate Raila Odinga after being named as vice presidential candidate for the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance in the elections scheduled for August 9.

Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua who will join William Ruto in the August presidential election.


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