It was not until after 4pm that the tension broke and the mammoth crowd broke into celebration when Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga was named the alliance’s presidential flag-bearer.
We're now on the countdown to a return match between President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance official flag-bearer, Raila Odinga. As it was in 2013, the running mates remain Deputy President William Ruto and Kalonzo Musyoka.
Allow me to play the devil’s advocate. When mobile service provider Safaricom abruptly malfunctioned on Monday this week and grounded essential services, I wasn’t in the picture until a short service message arrived on my phone and I couldn’t reply to it, then a colleague brought me up to speed.
First of all, has anybody questioned Wetang’ula’s credentials as principal? I mean when there’s the Sultan himself in the name of Joho? That aside, let’s get to the show these principals have been treating us (supporters) much to the glee of our opponents
The fact that Raila is perceived to be so hated in the aforementioned regions, that they’d rather elect a locust than him, is exactly what Kalonzo-Mudavadi lacks. The emotion directed at them is exactly what they elicit out of people: plain, flat and uninspiring.