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Uhuru, Ruto take campaigns to Karatina and Nyahururu

A supporter of President Kenyatta’s re-election holds up a dummy of a ballot paper/PSCU

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto on Sunday took their campaigns for the October 26 fresh poll to their strongholds of Karatina (Nyeri County) and Nyahururu (Laikipia County).

A statement from the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit reading: “President Kenyatta will re-emphasise that the only path to the presidency is through the ballot and the Kenyan Constitution does not provide for a negotiated government.”

The President and the Deputy President’s meet-the-people tour of Karatina and Nyahururu comes on the heels of a similar tour Saturday when they addressed rallies at Kenol in Murang’a County and Ndumberi in Kiambu County.

Mobilising voters to turn up in large numbers to reaffirm their supreme will in the October 26 fresh presidential election.

The visit to the counties of Nyeri and Laikipia brings the number of counties the two leaders will tour ahead of the fresh poll to 19.


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