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Ruto, Rigathi arrive at Nyayo stadium for final rally

The duo was escorted by hundreds of supporters into the stadium.

In Summary

• Ruto was dressed in a  white shirt, black coloured trousers and white and black cap representing UDA colours.

• Inside the stadium, political leaders allied to the Kenya Kwanza coalition had already sat, awaiting Ruto's arrival.

DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua have arrived at Nyayo National Stadium for their final rally.

The duo made their way to the stadium shortly after 2:45 pm to a warm reception from thousands of delegates who painted the venue yellow. 

Yellow is the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party's dominant colour.

Ruto and Rigathi were escorted by hundreds of supporters as their vehicles made entry into the stadium.

The supporters carried posters of Ruto, wheelbarrow posters and small yellow flags while others blew whistles.

Ruto was dressed in a white shirt, black coloured trousers and white and black cap laced with UDA colours.

Rigathi also had a white shirt with yellow coloured patches and a Kenya Kwanza cap. 

DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Following them behind were the Kenya Kwanza principles, led by Musalia Mudavadi.

Inside the stadium, political leaders allied to the Kenya Kwanza coalition had already sat, awaiting Ruto's arrival.

Ruto and Rigathi made their way into the stadium as chants of 'UDA and Ruto rent the air.

Kenya Kwanza's final rally is running concurrently with the Azimio la Umoja's final rally at the Kasarani Stadium.

According to the Elections Act, aspirants are supposed to hold their final rally 48 hours before the general election.

DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadiumon August 6, 2022.
DP William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua accompanied by Kenya Kwanza principles arrive at Nyayo Stadiumon August 6, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua during the final Kenya Kwanza campaigns at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua during the final Kenya Kwanza campaigns at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022
Image: SABC
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto during the final Kenya Kwanza campaigns at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022
UDA presidential candidate William Ruto during the final Kenya Kwanza campaigns at Nyayo Stadium on August 6, 2022
Image: SABC
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