They were allocated part of the forest by retired President Moi but have never been issued with titles.
The 1976 change-the-constitution push was brought about by the realisation that Jomo’s end was nigh and his principal assistant, Mr Daniel arap Moi, was the constitutional heir apparent.
His support for the victorious “No” vote in the November 2005 referendum enabled him to ride the ODM wave, eclipse ‘dynasticism’, and to rise to the helm of Kalenjin power in the post-Moi Rift Valley.
The audience could hear or see none of the comedian after he refused to imitate retired president Daniel Moi, a role he used to play when he was an active comedian.
The supremacy battle is between Mr Ruto’s allies and those of Kanu leader Gideon Moi.
From the Rift Valley, his benefactor and mentor Mzee Moi has had to join forces with perennial oppositionist Raila.