FRENEMIES

DP's Nyanza tour rekindles Ruto and Raila's good times and bad

Only after the March 9, 2018, handshake with Uhuru did Ruto venture into Nyanza,

In Summary

• The DP has visited Nyanza fewer than three times and he and President Kenyatta gave the region a wide berth the 2013 and 2017 campaigns.

• Uhuru and Ruto avoided Nyanza during their first term and the first time they set foot in the region was after the March 9, 2018, handshake. 

Until 2009, Deputy President William Ruto could tour Nyanza region freely without the fear of being heckled or getting a cold reception.

But his falling out with ODM leader Raila Odinga ...

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