Raila Odinga puts the corrupt on notice - 8 months ago, 12 June 07:00
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has put corrupt officers on notice, saying he will side with President Uhuru Kenyatta in denying refuge to those found culpable.
In the latest statement yet of his intent not to appear to be shielding corruption merchants, the opposition chief said he is departing from usual politics, where those accused cite tribe or political party to evade justice.
In Statement by his spokesperson, Mr Dennis Onyango, Mr Odinga assured the country that the war on corruption has his full backing, as agreed with President Kenyatta.
“In line with his (Mr Odinga) agreement with the President, he will deny refuge to those accused of corruption, and who try to hide behind parties and communities when they are accused,” said Mr Onyango, referring to the famous handshake in March.
The statement came shortly after Mr Odinga met a delegation of Kikuyu elders. The meeting is significant in healing the rifts that ...
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