[PHOTOS] Boost for Raila as South Rift leaders back his bid

South Rift leaders made the declaration during a meeting with Raila.

In Summary

• The delegation led by Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos described the opposition chief as the best bet for the South Rift region.

• Tolgos said his team will deliver at least 40 per cent of the South Rift vote to Raila.

Presidential Candidate Raila,Odinga,South Rift head of Azimio la Umoja Delegation Paul Sang,Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos and Former Agriculture Minister Sally Kosgei during the Azimio La Umoja South Rift delegates meetings at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation on February 23,2022
Presidential Candidate Raila,Odinga,South Rift head of Azimio la Umoja Delegation Paul Sang,Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos and Former Agriculture Minister Sally Kosgei during the Azimio La Umoja South Rift delegates meetings at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation on February 23,2022
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South Rift top guns on Wednesday backed ODM leader Raila Odinga's bid to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 9 General Elections.

Azimio La Umoja Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga with South Rift head of Azimio la Umoja Delegation Paul Sang at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation on February 23,2022
Azimio La Umoja Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga with South Rift head of Azimio la Umoja Delegation Paul Sang at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation on February 23,2022
Image: /Enos Teche

The delegation led by Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos described the opposition chief as the best bet for the South Rift region.

Tolgos said his team will deliver at least 40 per cent of the South Rift vote to Raila.

"My job is to coordinate the leaders from the region and I am certain we will push Raila's vote to at least 40 per cent," Tolgos said.

The powerful delegation also had the former head of Public Service Sally Kosgey, ex-MP Paul Sang, CAS Stephen Tarus and Kipkorir Menjo.

South Rift Delegates at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation ahead of Azimio la Umoja with ODM presidential candidate Raila Odinga on February 23,2022
South Rift Delegates at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation ahead of Azimio la Umoja with ODM presidential candidate Raila Odinga on February 23,2022
Image: /Enos Teche
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