[PHOTOS] CCK, DPK among parties that joined Kenya Kwanza

Each of the parties will retain their distinct identities while supporting Ruto's bid.

In Summary

• They include Chama Cha Kazi (CCK), Communist Party of Kenya (CPK), Devolution Party of Kenya(DPK) and Farmers Party.

• Others are the Economic Freedom Party (EFP), The Service Party (TSP), Umoja Maendeleo Party and Tujibebe Wakenya Party.

UDA party leader William Ruto joined by other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Eight parties on Tuesday officially joined Deputy President William Ruto-led Kenya kwanza Alliance coalition.

They include Chama Cha Kazi (CCK), Communist Party of Kenya (CPK), Devolution Party of Kenya(DPK) and Farmers Party.

Others are the Economic Freedom Party (EFP), The Service Party (TSP), Umoja Maendeleo Party and Tujibebe Wakenya Party.

UDA party leader William Ruto joined by ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula, Tujibebe Wakenya party leader William Kabogo among other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula, Tujibebe Wakenya party leader William Kabogo among other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Ruto, ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi and his Ford Kenya counterpart Moses Wentangula witnessed the occasion.

Each of the parties will retain its distinct identities while supporting the Kenya Kwanza Alliance flag bearer in the presidential contest.

Twelve political parties have come under the fold of Kenya Kwanza, including the coalition's founding parties, the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Ford Kenya and Amani National Congress, ANC.

UDA party leader William Ruto joined by ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula among other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula among other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

The coalition has settled on Ruto as its presidential candidate in the August 9 polls.

Another party that joined the formation earlier is the Democratic party.

UDA party leader William Ruto joined by other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula among other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
UDA party leader William Ruto joined by ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula among other parties during the signing of MOU agreement with Kenya kwanza Alliance at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi on April 12, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY