KANU chairman Gideon Moi [Photo: TV47]
KANU chairman Gideon Moi has declared his bid for the 2022 presidential race. The KANU leader is set to officiate on 30th of September at the Bomas of Kenya.
Speaking at his rural home in Sacho, after attending a church service at African Inland church, Tandui, in Baringo central, Moi expressed optimism that he would trounce his opponents.
“I promise that I will come back home after the Bomas of Kenya declaration next week to seek your blessings because we need to speak in one voice if my political ambition id to come into fruition,” He said.
Gideon says his ambition is to to uplift Kenyans’ living standards and unite communities irrespective of their political or tribal inclinations. In addition to this he will transform areas lagging behind in development.
“I have already made an ultimate decision and I am not backing down however tough the duel is. I am only asking my community to support me in this journey,” said Gideon Moi.
“If I lose, I will have lost humbly than being despised and if I win, it will play to it advantages as well,” he added.
This political rally at his grassroots, was attended by religious leaders, elders and local leaders and was seen as a move to seek blessings from his community before embarking on his quest to vie for presidency.
This however comes at a time his allies, West Pokot governor John Lonyangapuo, former minister Musa Sirma, Ainabkoi MP William Chepkut and a host of MCAs have defected and all but the governor, have joined DP Ruto.
During the after service, Baringo county women representative Gladwell Cheruiyot called for unity.
“This region cannot continue providing the stage for political theatrics as we move closer to the General Election at the expense of the people while other regions are focusing on development. We have our two sons vying for the top seat and that should not cause divisions because whoever wins will be to our great advantage,” said Ms. Cheruiyot.