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Raila declines to announce his next move as he tells government to watch his space

Opposition Leader Raila Odinga terms Ruto’s “threats” against investors

By Maximilla Wafula

Azimio la Umoja – One Kenya coalition leader Raila Odinga has made it clear that he will be launching a new strategy to counteract the government.

While addressing the press on Saturday, September 16, 2023, Raila noted that he will not call for anti-government protests but will instead launch a different move. Raila terms Ruto’s ‘threats’ against investors as reckless

However, Raila affirmed that he will not be sharing details of whatever plans he has in store so as not to ruin things but asked Kenyans should watch his next move.

“This time round I will not ask Kenyans to return to protests. No, if they go back it’s something totally different. I don’t want to speak too soon because I will have revealed things when it’s too early. Lakini naambia wakenya , watch this space,”Raila said .

The opposition chief also criticized Ruto’s administration for overpromising and underdelivering to Kenyans.

‘They have been using a different language during the campaign period but the language changed after they got into power. They have been crisscrossing different parts of the country making promises to Kenyans, however, all the work they have delivered has not met the standards that Kenyans expected , added.

Raila’s remarks come amidst calls from a section of Kenyans urging the opposition to announce the return of protests due to the harsh economic times.

Quarters have also taken to various media platforms to call out Ruto’s administration for frustrating Kenyans who are already struggling to survive the lean times.

This follows after the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) announced an increase in fuel prices on Thursday as they appeared in Parliament to answer questions on the same .

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