Deputy President William Ruto is doing everything possible to actualise his presidential ambitions.

The Covid-19 pandemic may have slowed down his campaigns, but the DP has capitalised on other avenues to stay afloat.

Dr Ruto on Tuesday, 4th August, met a group of leaders from Nyamira County, which is perceived to be an ODM stronghold.

During the meeting, the Deputy President announced that the government, in partnership with Kuwait, were launching an ambitious Ksh2 billion project in Nyamira.

“We are pleased that the Ksh2 billion Government of Kenya – Kuwait upgrading of primary and secondary schools’ proposal has been concluded.”

“The management team has set up, and soon, the four constituencies in Nyamira: West Mugirango, North Mugirango, Kitutu Masaba and Borabu will reap from the project,” the DP said in a statement.

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He also assured his delegation that the Uhuruto administration was committed to honouring the promises made to the larger Kisii region during the 2017 election campaigns.

“Discussed development issues, mainly on the completion of roads, electricity connectivity and Technical Training Institutes,” he stated.

The DP is on a charm offensive to woo the Nyanza region to his side ahead of 2022 General Election.

Recently, Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi and Kiharu lawmaker Ndindi Nyoro hosted youth groups from the Luo-Nyanza area in a bid sto have them join DP Ruto for a lunch in the near future.

Sudi on Saturday, 1st August, shared a meal with a group of young people from Nyanza counties.

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The region is predominantly ODM and has in the last four general elections supported ODM leader Raila Odinga.

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Robert Mwangi

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