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Deputy President William Ruto's chances of becoming the next president remain high despite opposition from sections of political leaders, a Radio Africa Group poll in Nairobi suggests.The telephone poll conducted on Thursday and Friday indicates that a clear majority, 54 per cent, believe Ruto is fit to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022.Six hundred registered voters in all 17 constituencies of the capital were interviewed. Nairobi is seen as the epicentre of Kenyan politics.
Good Morning.Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Friday restructured his Cabinet by presenting names of the nominees to be vetted in the various dockets.Sonko was also expected to name his candidate for the deputy Governor but said the NASA coalition showed interest in the position and asked him to nominate Rahab Wangui.Here are the stories making headlines in the Weekend Star this Saturday morning.
The good thing is that this is an opinion poll and while it might hold water now, it does not necessary mean that Deputy President William Ruto will succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta. It's about three years to the next general election.Nonetheless, the poll could be expressing the feeling of the majority of Kenyans. If the poll was scientific, it may bolster Ruto's bid and encourage his support base even more. They will feel enthused about his prospects.
Speaking back to power, especially the Presidency, was inconceivable