Report claims Raila funding Al Shabaab attacks
13 April 2015, 15:51
Nairobi - The Orange Democratic Movement ODM has moved quickly to rubbish a report allegedly claiming its leader Raila Odinga is behind the funding of terror activities in the country.
The report, that News24 has in its posession, originates allegedly from Iranian intelligence agencies and states that Raila has been playing a hand behind the scenes in funding Al Shabaab activities in the country.
The Iranian report ODM says has been doctored and is a cheap ploy by the Jubilee government to hide behind recent failures in protecting Kenyans from insecurity.
The report also raised questions about Raila's relationship with newly elected Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari.
" It is apparent that Mr Odinga has gained political mileage from the issues originating from insecurity especially in alleged terror attacks," the report read in part.
" There is a possibility the Kenyan opposition is setting up the government by working with militants from Somalia known as al Shabaab to
The Iranian High Commision in Kenya has however rubbished the report, stating that it does not originate from them.
Further, ODM Communications Director Philip Etale termed the reports as rubbish.
" It is cheap propaganda from a government lacking in ideas and clearly knowing it is struggling and on its way out of office," Etale said of the reports.
The Jubilee government has been struggling to convince Kenyans of its ability to handle the vital security docket after several blunders in the handling of previous terror attacks as well as the recent killing of 148 people at the Garissa University College.
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