10 quick facts about 2022 Deputy Presidential debate

Gachagua and Karua will face off between 8 pm and 9:30 pm

In Summary

• The attention tonight will be on the running mates of leading candidates 

• Preparations for the televised event are in top gear

Composite images of the four deputy presidential candidates.
Composite images of the four deputy presidential candidates.

The Deputy Presidential debate is scheduled to take place on Tuesday from 5 pm.

The debates often than not play a vital role in helping the voters make their final decision on who to support.

Kenyans on Twitter have expressed excitement ahead of the debate with most hoping it will come with drama and theatrics just like the Nairobi Governors debate held a few weeks ago. 

Below are quick facts to know about the debate;

1. All media houses will broadcast the debate. If you can't make it home on time, you can also watch it online on the respective YouTube channels.

2. The event will be held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).

3. The deputy presidential debate will begin at 5 pm and end at 10 pm with pre-debate deliberations starting at 4 pm.

4. There are four deputy presidential candidates who are expected to show up for the debate.

5. The first session of the debate will see Agano party's running mate Ruth Mutua face off with George Wajackoyah's running mate Justina Wamae.

6. The first session will be moderated by Citizen TV's Francis Gachuri and KTN's Zubeida Koome. It will begin at 5:30 pm and end at 7 pm.

7. The second session will be between Azimio's Martha Karua and Kenya Kwanza's Rigathi Gachagua.

8. The second session will be moderated by Sophia Wanuna of KTN News and James Smart of NTV. It will begin at 8 pm and will end at 9:30 pm before post-debate analysis until 10 pm.

9. The panel discussions prior, in between, and after the two sessions will be moderated by Citizen TV anchor and presenter Trevor Ombija.

10. Kenyans who wish to participate in the Deputy Presidential Debate can send a 30-second-clip of their questions via WhatsApp number 0796 560560 or SMS it to 22843.

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