It seems Raila Odinga’s support is dwindling fast in his quest to beat deputy president William Ruto’s Mariga in the Kibra by elections happening tomorrow.

Over the weekend, Raila pulled political heavy weights including Kamba community governors to Kibra to drum up support for ODM’s Imran Okoth.

In his speech Raila referred to the Kamba women in jest.

Wakamba ni waaminifu na hao ni kama kina mama, wakisema watakupatia, watakupatia, ” he said amid cheers from the crowd.

Raila Odinga, Kibra

The remarks did not go well with many Kamba leaders and Wavinya Ndeti, who was NASA’s shot in clinching the Machakos County Governor seat hit out at the ODM leader over the remarks.

During campaigns, no one would have imagined that Wavinya would be leashing at Raila, out of respect or fear of lack of support maybe? Who knows. but now it seems Raila Odinga is being put on check after surrendering his might in the handshake.

Baba I’m very disappointed with your statement. Kambas are patient and loyal but we will not be taken for granted under any circumstance. We supported you for 10 years and you should respect my community.

Her message might be construed as a veiled warning to Raila Odinga. After three elections in 10years in which Kenyans overwhelmingly voted to support Raila Odinga, it seems people might be looking for a different choice.



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