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Sonko accuses CORD of plotting to oust Uhuru

16 June 2014, 15:25 John Kioko

Kwale - Politicians allied to Jubilee coalition on Sunday accused CORD leader Raila Odinga of plotting to overthrow President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration.

Led by Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko, the leaders were speaking at Moyeni Secondary School in Kinango where they had gone to open a girl’s dormitory sponsored by CDF as their CORD counterparts gathered in Mombasa for a rally.

Sonko said that the Jubilee government was busy working on developments projects for local mwananchi.

The Nairobi senator alleged that CORD is using Saba Saba rally in the guise of national dialogue to throw out Uhuru Kenyatta administration.

He was accompanied by Machakos town MP Victor Munyaka, Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando and Kinango MP Gonzi Rai.

Sonko said that Raila’s coup is meant for his own personal gain saying that they will not allow such a thing to happen.

He alleged that the continue travel advisories by western countries that have continued to weaken the tourism sector in the Coast region is due to the planned coup de tat.

“We will not allow anyone to gamble with Kenyans’ lives. We know he plans to overthrow the government and I am ready to make a statement with police,” he claimed.

Sonko said that it is not logical for the CORD leader to tell Kenyans to be ready to be ready to die because that is treason.

“He should respect the president who was elected by millions of Kenyans,” said Sonko.

He further urged Kenyans to ignore Raila’s call for Saba Saba holiday saying it is unconstitutional.

 “On the claimed Saba Saba Day I will organise a peace rally but it will not be a holiday,” he said.

Sonko said that on August 2, 2014 he will also organise a rally to remember innocent Kenyans who died during the 1982 attempt to overthrow the then President, Daniel Moi by Odinga and his team.

“Uhuru’s government will not be thrown out. Let them know that and if they think it’s a joke let them try. We are awake and ready to handle them,” he said.

He said that CORD rallies are not welcome in Nairobi at all adding that his electorates and business people in Nairobi should continue with their business on July 7.

Sonko said the government will protect its people against anyone who will try to incite youths to cause chaos and disrupt business during Saba Saba Day.

Mukurweini MP, Kabando wa Kabando urged the CORD leader to wait for his time.

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