It is touted as the bout of the titans pitting the ruling Jubilee against Cord.
The forthcoming elections, according to political pundits, will be determined by the party with the deepest pockets. Jubilee has already shown intent-they paraded 47 Landcruiser Prado to serve all the counties in Kenya.
Jubilee supporters were elated with the show of opulence exhibited by the party ahead of the Jubilee Party launch slated for this Saturday at a cost of over sh3 billion. This will see all the Jubilee coalition partners come under one roof.
ODM has responded by purchasing 47 high end buses to rival Jubilee Prados. According to the party mandarins, a ‘major declaration’ will be made on the same day as the Jubilee Party launch.
The buses will be flagged off by Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho. Elections director Junet Mohamed was quoted by a section of the media as saying:
“The buses will provide transport to party delegates from all over Kenya to participate in our jamboree”
He went on to say that ODM had received 823 vehicles in form of donation from party supporters.
"branded and be dispatched to comb the entire country, mobilising and rallying the people around our 2017 agenda".
Raila will grace ODMs ’10 at 10’ gathering to be held at Tononoka grounds the same day Uhuru will be launching Jubilee Party.