Raila changes his tune, claiming he will no longer ban Mitumba. Under fire from the Kenya Kwanza brigade for remarks he claims were misconstrued during his manifesto launch on Monday evening, Azimio la Umoja offered clarification.
Raila and Ruto Anxiety about power sharing. Raila’s cabinet has already taken shape even before the first ballot paper arrives in the country, while Ruto is surrounded by an overly ambitious bunch who demand the spoils of proximity to him should he ascend to power. Forget the polls; the true test of mettle will come after victory.
Sonko runs into a brick wall. Over integrity concerns, the IEBC shatters former Nairobi governor’s brief hope of being cleared to run for Mombasa Governor. Mike Mbuvi Sonko’s fate appears to be sealed, unless the courts grant him a reprieve, as he vows to fight him.
On NIS Secrets, Ruto takes on Kibicho. UDA wants the NIS Complaints Board to investigate Interior Secretary Karanja Kibicho for misusing national intelligence to advance a partisan political agenda. According to the PS, NIS polls showed Azimio LA Umoja, the Presidential candidate, would secure a 60% first-round victory in the August election.