A section of leaders from Raila Odinga’s backyard has urged the ODM chief to rescind his decision to hold national demonstrations to protest the ongoing process to remove four IEBC commissioners from office.
Former Kisumu senator Fred Outa in a past address. Photo: Florence Owiti/TUKO.co.ke. Source: Original
The commissioners who are on the chopping board for terming the tallying of the 2022 presidential election as opaque include vice chair Juliana Cherera, commissioners Irene Masit, Justus Nyang’aya and Francis Wanderi.
Raila Odinga to Lead 2 Mega Protest Rallies at Nairobi’s Kamukunji Grounds. President William Ruto, who branded them rogue, has given a green light to a tribunal to determine their fate, a course Raila says is undemocratic and vengeful.
However, Suba South MP Caroli Omondi expressed reservations about the Opposition leader’s plan to hold demonstrations to check the executive’s excess.
“Even if you are the Opposition, copy how Americans and people of the United Kingdom go about their politics, when it’s time for development both the government and Opposition join hands and they develop their countries,” stated Caroli during the distribution of relief food in Wangchieng ward in Homa Bay county.
On Friday, December 2, the Raila-led political outfit insisted they will take to the streets, beginning with a mega rally at Kamukunji grounds to express their dissatisfaction with how Ruto’s government was running Kenya.
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The rallies were to begin about two weeks ago, but they were postponed in what Raila henchmen said was to give candidates sitting for national exams humble time.
UDA Chairman Johnstone Muthama has revealed of what will happen if the former premier Raila Odinga went on with his planned demonstrations. He is clear that the former premier will lose touch with the reality because Kenyans are focused on issues that can uplift their lives.
Muthama wants Kenyans to avoid Raila’s Planned protests because they are illegal and insincere. He is clear that majority Kenyans are focused on issues that can uplift their lives and not matters demonstrations.
Muthama is also clear that president William Ruto will not tolerate persons who are causing economic sabotage. He is clear that Kenya must focus on the future in matters economy as opposed to politics which has been bypassed by events.
Muthama wants Raila Odinga to focus on issues that add value to citizens as opposed to planning irrelevant demonstrations. It’s clear to Muthama that the planned demos have no value to citizens because people are focused in ensuring that their people enjoy during the Christmas season.