“We agreed to consult occasionally on this matter even as he advised on strategies to popularize my bid countrywide.”
The two leaders agreed that the idea of “winner takes it all” electoral system has been responsible for many problems in the country.
The Maendeleo Chap Chap Party leader said elections have to be transformed to be about ideological and policy contests and not tribal affiliations.
Raila accepted governor’s invitation to visit Machakos county on an official development tour.
Mutua had hinted out last month of a possible political alliance to counter Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential ambitions.
Mutua wanted Kikuyu and Kalenjin politicians not to contest the presidency and give others a chance because they have produced the country’s four presidents.
He spoke at Tindereti Primary School in Borabu during a funds drive.
“Being president in Kenya is not a matter of life and death and those people who think that political leaders cannot come from minority ethnicities should have a second thought,” he said.