Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi drops presidential bid, joins Azimio in Bungoma

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Former UNCTAD Secretary-General and 2022 presidential aspirant Mukhisa Kituyi has dropped his ambitions of becoming the next president of Kenya, instead, he will be backing Azmio Coalition leader Raila Odinga who is also going for the top seat in August.

Speaking on Friday in Kimilili, Bungoma county, the former MP disclosed he and Mr. Odinga have been holding negotiations for the last three weeks before making up his mind to join Azimio Coalition.

Read: Dr. Kituyi, Governors Kingi, Mohamed Kuti, Ngilu, Kibwana touted as part of Raila’s upcoming Alliance

”I have come to request my people of Kimilili to allow me to join Raila’s national campaign team,” he said, noting that his talks with Mr. Odinga had to be concluded before the Bungoma. I would want to be close to him so that if he elected my path can also be opened,” Dr. Kituyi said on Friday.

Raila Odinga is currently on a campaign blitz in the county.

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