Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has issued the government a 30 days untimatum or return countrywide protests.
Speaking from Gem, Siaya County, the Azimio la Umoja party leader noted that he has given Kenya Kwanza government up to September to hold concrete talks with its members or else he will issue the next course of action.
“Nimesema sisi kama wana-Azimio, tuko tayari kuongea, tutaongea na tunapatia wale jamaa siku thelathini kuongea. Baada ya siku thelathini kama jamaa bado amekaa ngumu ntatoa amri ingine. Lakini tumepea tume ambayo inaongezwa na Kalonzo Musyoka nafasi ya kuongea na wale kutoka ile ng’ambo ingine,” said Raila
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He continued by calling on the government not to issue any demands like they have done on their part ahead of the 10 member meeting led by Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka.
The news follows announcement by the government requesting to have the scheduled Monday meeting postponed to Thursday.
National Assembly Majority Leader Kimani Ichung’wah has already made it clear that he will not allow any form of handshake plans by the opposition. His sentiments were echoed by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua.
President William Ruto also ruled out attempts for a handshake between him and Raila Odinga insisting that he will not allow demonstrations to happen again in the country.