This happened after seeing he was not able to bring back the good economy which at the time struggled with foreign debts, a crippled industry and a fragile agriculture sector.
His avowed goal of passing leadership to a new generation was not been fully accomplished for another reason. This is per the New York Times Archives.
Honourable Raila have also declared repeating the same action Mr. Nyerere did back in 1985 that is 35 years back. He said he will not invent excuses in failure to bring back the country’s economy when chosen as the fifth president. He will not sit back and relax in State House being paid by the Kenyans tax but will let somebody else try.
His aim is to lead Kenyans to a good future with low tax rates and a zero corruption country.
Former Prime Minister will step down but keeps his hand in.