Today is the most important day in Kenya after independence- Odinga

Nelson Bwire Kapo

Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga has labeled today, the most important day in Kenya after the country’s independence day.

The NASA leader was speaking in confirmation that he will proceed with taking ‘oath of office of the president’ at Uhuru park in  Nairobi.

“Today is a very historical day for the nation of Kenya, I would say the most important day since the independence of this country,” Odinga said.

The opposition leader also went ahead to share a video at from the venue at Uhuru park and captioned it; “Graciously accepting the mandate granted us by the Kenyan people on August 8th.”

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It should be noted that Odinga and NASA dashed to Supreme Court to have this specific election nullified, and indeed court presided over by Justice David K Maraga ordered for fresh elections only for Raila to dissuade his supporters against participating in the repeat.

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Uhuru won the repeated elections overwhelmingly and later a court petition against his victory. He was then sworn in on November 28 as validly elected President.

However, Raila while persuading his supporters to attend his ‘inauguration’ Tuesday, said he will announce the law which he will be using to oath himself into office.

He according to Citizen TV remained coy on which judicial officer would administer his oath.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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