Kenya’s Opposition Leader Odinga Vows More Demonstrations

Kenya is expected to suffer more countrywide demonstraions as called by the main opposition political alliance and party Azimio la Umoja headed by Raila Odinga.

Opiyo Wandayi the National Assembly Minority Leader says the government has failed to recognize the sufferings of its people.

He noted that the determination is still intact among Kenyans of good will who are out to push for reforms in the wake of hard economic life.

“Our determination to see to it that this government is driven out of town remains intact,” he said.

Wandayi called for more demonstrations during a visit to victims of demonstrations at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral hospital in Kisumu.

Wandayi led a number of MPs to visit victims at the facility.

Wandayi noted that the upcoming demonstrations that were announced yesterday must be successful as part of the interventions to push the government to listen to the cries of Kenyans.

“I want to call upon our supporters in this region to come out next week, for Wednesday, Thursday and Frida demonstrations,” he said.

He promised that the next week’s demonstrations must be effective.

Member of parliament Dr James Nyikal who said the bullet wounds on the victims were not meant to deter them from demonstrations.

Nyikal says all the victims with bullet wounds were shot with the intent to kill.

“The pattern of the wounds that we have seen, they were not deterrent actions but were intended to kill,” he said.

The MP said the wounds were on the hands, upper arms, chest noting that above the arms there are vital organs.

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