In a video that is fast circulating online, Kilifi gubernatorial aspirant George Kithi is seen being redirected where to positioned himself by Garissa Town MP Aden Duale during an event to announce his party’s defection from the Azimio One Kenya Coalition to the Kenya Kwanza Alliance.
During a press briefing at deputy president Karen resident on Tuesday, Kithi, who is running to succeed Kingi as Kilifi governor on a Pamoja African Alliance (PAA) party ticket, sought to join his party leader, who stood right beside Ruto. but, his efforts to join Kingi and the deputy president in the front row were thwarted after Garissa Township MP Aden Duale grabbed him by the arm and shoved him aside to the far right.
Kithi’s move could have been informed by the positioning of his competitor, Aisha Jumwa who was strategically behind the DP.
The video has seen several Kenyans sympathizing with him as some criticized his party leader Kingi for not defending him.
for instance, lawyer Donald kipkorir wondered how kingi would protect the coastal people if he cannot protect his classmate, friend, and Party member