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Uhuru Campaigns In Kisii, Nyamira Counties

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President Uhuru and his deputy, William Ruto campaigning in Nakuru county
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President Uhuru and his deputy, William Ruto campaigning in Nakuru county

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto today return to Kisii and Nyamira counties in a bid to woo voters from the region to support his re-election bid.

The president returns to the Gusii land barely three months after he held a similar rally asking the people to support his Jubilee party.

Reports have it that protestors, said to be Nasa supporters on Monday night burnt Jubilee campaign materials in an apparent opposition to President Uhuru Kenyatta tour of the region which starts today.

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Protesters burn Jubilee campaign material in Kisii. / COURTESY

Kisii Town’s central business district had its roads blocked outside the Capital Hotel roundabout as they burnt the posters on the tarmac.

The protestors insisted that the Gusii land is a Nasa zone and even vowed to give the president and his team a hostile reception.

The president is looking to win support from the region which largely voted for ODM in the 2013 elections.

In Kisii, Mr Raila Odinga got 236,831 votes while President Kenyatta got 95,596 votes.

In Nyamira County, the president garnered 54,071 votes while Mr Odinga got 121,590 votes.

Eva Nyambura

Written by Eva Nyambura

Content creator at Kahawatungu.com | Passionate about telling the untold story. Lover of life, music and technology. Simplicity is KEY

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