Kenyans and other concerned parties have all eyes on Azimio leader Raila Odinga who declared the 20th March a public holiday and called upon his supporters to turn up for the protest in large numbers.
This is despite a warning issued by Nairobi police boss Bungei who also declared the planned protest illegal citing failure to follow due procedure.
In response to the police statement where Kenyans were told to keep off from the demonstrations, Raila and his allies remained firm on their plan to take to the streets adding that it is part of the citizen’s constitutional rights to hold peaceful demonstrations.
The opposition party leader had told Kenyans to gather at Nairobi CBD before they make their way to the state house; a statement that contradicts his earlier remarks where he indicated that only a select number of delegations will deliver a message to the head of state.
Through this peaceful demonstrations, Raila, his allies and supporters hope that it will push the government to lower the cost of living and take action on the demands made by the Azimio party leader. Despite the uncertainty of what the outcome of this protest will be, Kenyans have been urged to maintain peace.
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Current Situation in Nairobi CBD as Dreaded General Service Unit Officers are Spotted [Photos]
The Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance has been busy with urging their supporters to join them in the anti-government protests that are being held across the country. Picture courtesy. Image from the busy Nairobi CBD streets this morning.
NEWS JUST IN: Police Block Access to State House as Vehicles Are Diverted Ahead of Azimio Protests
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance has been busy with anti-government rallies where they’ve asked the masses to support them in the cause to push the government to lower the cost of living.
‘Tuko Tayari’ Kibra Residents Spend Night in Cold in Preparation for Today’s Statehouse March
Kenyans are waiting to see the outcome of Raila’s much-awaited march to the statehouse today. Raila on Sunday insisted that his rally will be peaceful.