Nairobi, Jan. 28 -- Opposition leader Raila Odinga's heightened political activities and calls for him to run again have turned the spotlight on the fate of key political allies who dominated the 2022 presidential campaigns but have been missing in action.

Mr Odinga was surrounded by political bigwigs from across the country, who had positioned themselves for possible appointments in key government positions.

But some abandoned the ODM leader immediately after he lost the election to President William Ruto, forcing him to prop up new faces in his inner circle.

The new faces have started yet another push to have Mr Odinga on the ballot in 2027, but have triggered debate on his isolation by key individuals who campaigned for him.

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