Ipsos Reports Reveals Most Kenyans Believe Raila is Able to Fight Corruption

  • A recent study by Ipsos Synovate has revealed that most Kenyans believe that CORD leader Raila Odinga is the only Presidential candidate able to combat corruption in the country.

    According to the report released on Monday, 41 percent of the surveyed population noted that the former Prime Minister would be more effective in the fight against graft as compared to President Uhuru Kenyatta who garnered 32 percent support.

    In the same category, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, and ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi got 6 percent, 3 percent. Only 1 percent of those polled believed that Ford Kenya's Moses Wetangula was able to combat corruption.

    44 percent opined that Kenyatta was able to unite Kenyans by fighting negative tribalism and ethnicity while Mr Odinga received 30 percent support from the population.

    On promoting the economic development of Kenya, 49 percent of the population have faith that President Kenyatta was the best candidate to spearhead Kenya while the Opposition leader received 32 percent support in the same category.

    The poll further indicated that if elections were held today, 47 percent of Kenyans would vote for Mr Kenyatta while the former Prime Minister would be voted in by only 30 percent of the population.

    On whether Odinga should retire from politics, 49 percent of Kenyans want him to remain in active politics. In June 2016 survey only 35 percent wanted Odinga to remain in politics.