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Turkana county Governor Nanok finally endorses Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid

Kenya Deputy President William Ruto speaking to press in his office
Kenya Deputy President William Ruto speaking to press in his office

Deputy President William Ruto returned to Nairobi Monday after finally winning over Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok, a senior Orange Democratic Movement official, following an unprecedented three-day tour of Turkana County where he launched several projects and promised more.


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In a tumultuous week where he lost a number of senior politicians in the Rift Valley to his rivals, he bagged Mr Nanok, who was once his fierce critic.

The two have been hobnobbing for the last one year without any key political statement from either in relation to the coming elections.

However, in a function the DP attended in Lokichar on Saturday, Mr Nanok, the former Council of Governors chairman, finally abandoned the ambiguity and let the cat out of the bag. He said he will support Mr Ruto in his quest to succeed President Kenyatta when his term ends in 2022.

The DP arrived in Turkana on Saturday to launch a number of development projects and left Monday having acquired not only the governor’s support, but also of a number local lawmakers.

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“As 14 governors from Rift Valley, we are working on a plan to fully support the Deputy President and form the next government because the whole country is focusing on Rift Valley to produce the next president. As Turkana people, we want to be part of that government. I will not accept to be outside government again,” Mr Nanok, the ODM vice-chairman, said.

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