ODM party leader, Raila Odinga has said that he will win the Mt Kenya Region’s vote in the upcoming 2022 General Elections.
In a joint interview with Gikuyu stations on Friday, August 27, Odinga highlighted his development projects in the vote rich region while he was in the Kibaki government.
He stated that during his tenure in government, he pioneered major infrastructure projects in the area quoting the Thika Superhighway.
“Mount Kenya contributes greatly to the GDP of the country, and during my tenure, I made plans on the development of Thika Super-Highway, Mau Mau Road ,Kenol till Marua Road,” said Raila.
People from Mt Kenya are my people and I am open to working with them.
“I have never wronged the region, it is the propagations which started during the Nyayo-era when I went against the regime. They started spreading propaganda that I was a dangerous person,” he added.
He further added that him working with former president, Mwai Kibaki was proof enough that he is a friend to the region.