If you follow gossip websites in Kenya, then you should notice that August 8th election losers are throwing their masses behind the opposition.
This follows successful petition by the National Super Alliance flag bearer Raila Odinga. The Supreme Court of Kenya nullified the results as announced by the IEC chairman Wafula Chebukati.
NASA has publicly stated that they current IEBC as constituted cannot run a free fair and credible election. NASA plans to move to court to oust the current leadership of the commission.
On the other hand, the ruling party insist that the IEBC will conduct the election since it’s the only body mandated by the constitution to run an election in Kenya
Immediate former Meru governor and leader of Party of National Unity Peter Munya was welcomed by NASA principles Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetangula and Musalia Mudavadi according to Kahawatungu.
Kitui governor Charity Ngilu has also vowed to ensure that Uhuru Kenyatta does not get votes in her county. Ngilu was Cabinet secretary for Land in Kenyatta’s government before being forced to abandon the position on corruption charges.
It seems however that the re run election will be a fierce battle for control of votes in South Nyanza and Western Kenya.
Analysts, however, see a situation where Raila government has challenges to deliver on its agenda in a parliament that is controlled by Uhuru’s Part Jubilee.
Politics in Kenya is known to polarise the country along ethnic lines with communities voting for leaders from their backgrounds regardless of the agenda they have.