[PHOTOS] Ruto woos Makueni, Mombasa counties

Ruto had on Wednesday taken his campaigns to Kiambu and Kirinyaga counties.

In Summary

• His itinerary started at Kyuasini in the Kaiti constituency, before heading to Kalamba in the Makueni constituency and finishing at the Mvita constituency.

• The 2022 General Election has been touted as the most competitive with a lot at stake for the two leading presidential contenders.

UDA presidential candidate William Ruto addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto on Thursday took his campaigns to Makueni and Mombasa counties.

His itinerary started at Kyuasini in the Kaiti constituency, before heading to Kalamba in the Makueni constituency and finished at Tononoka grounds in Mombasa.

UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and allies during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and allies during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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"We cannot move forward as Kenya Kwanza and leave the people of Makueni behind. We count on your vote on August 9 so that we can build the country together," Ruto said.

During the campaigns at Kalamba and Kyuasini, Makueni County, Ruto was accompanied by ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, governor Alfred Mutua (Machakos), Adelina Mwau, and Cate Waruguru (Laikipia County MP), Charles Kanyi (Starehe), Terry Mbaika, Stanley Kyungu, among other leaders and aspirants.

UDA presidential candidate William Ruto addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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Earlier Thursday, Ruto had alleged the State and his opponents were planning to block him from his mega final rally at Tononoka grounds, Mombasa.

Speaking at Karen on Thursday,  Ruto claimed his opponents were trying to use the police to stop them from having their meeting.

Allie addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
Allie addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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"This is our final rally in Mombasa and it is a very important one. The kind of excuses they are giving  us is that the president is in Mombasa," he said

Ruto had on Wednesday taken his campaigns to Kiambu and Kirinyaga counties.

Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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The 2022 General Election has been touted as the most competitive with a lot at stake for the two leading presidential contenders.

Kenya goes to the ballot to choose its next president, and other leaders on August 9, 2022.

UDA presidential candidate William Ruto adressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto adressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko addressing crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
Crowd during Kenya Kwanza campaigns in Makueni and Mombasa counties on Thursday, August 4,2022.
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