Raila Odinga Unveils Youth Resistance Movement; Controversial Firm Wins Sh20bn State Housing Tender & Over 80 Luo Nyanza Leaders Dump Raila for Ruto

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The Azimio camp has continued with a series of onslaughts against the Ruto government, terming it illegitimate.

The opposition, led by ODM leader Raila Odinga, converged at Kibra for a Sunday rally where he tabled why Ruto should vacate the State House.

“Our stand remains that Ruto did not win the elections. He got into the State House by hijacking and subverting the will of the people. He must get out,” Azimio’s chief said.

Hi allies at the rally also attacked Ruto for going after previous governments over tax exemptions. The Azimio camp said that the targets are politically motivated.

Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka castigated the President for going after Kenyatta and Moi families maintaining that he should respect the ‘dead’.

“Hii ni kodi ya kifo. Yaani unataka kutoa ushuru watu wamekufa?” he asked.

Former Defence CS Eugene Wamalwa was also not left out, he asked President Ruto to focus on making food affordable instead of fighting Mama Ngina.

Meanwhile, here are articles making headlines on Opera News today;

Raila Odinga unveils youth resistance movement

Azimio leader Raila Odinga has unveiled a youth resistance movement dubbed “movement for the defence of democracy”.

Mr Odinga claimed that Dr William Ruto did not win the August 9 presidential election but got to State House by ‘hijacking and subverting’ the will of the people. However, he did not present any proof to back up this claim.

Alarm as contractor of collapsed building wins Sh20 billion state housing tender

A local construction firm embroiled in controversy over the collapse of a building in Nandi County that killed one person and injured six others has bagged a lucrative Sh20 billion government housing deal.

Epco Builders Ltd was contracted to deliver 5,360 affordable housing units in Machakos County. The Mavoko project sits on 55 acres. This is part of the Kenya Kwanza administration’s commitment to building 200,000 affordable houses annually for low and middle-income earners.

Raila Wakes Up To Big Blow As Over 80 Luo Nyanza Leaders Dump Him And Join President Ruto’s Camp

President William Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza administration is embroiled in a silent political war with the opposition coalition, Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition party in the last few weeks with the two sides trading blows on each other.

Amidst the onslaught, several loyal foot soldiers of the former prime minister have been crossing over to the government side with some openly castigating him over the political rallies.

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