Jubilee paid cash to Kenyans to attend Nakuru thanksgiving
18 April 2016, 22:48
Nairobi - It has emerged that delegates and supporters of the Jubilee
Party that attended the ICC thanksgiving rally in Nakuru were paid to do so.
Some of those paid to attend that spoke to News24 stated
that they were urged to attend as there would be something small given to them
to fulfill numbers.
The rally took place at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru.
It is estimated that over 40,000 people showed up for the
“We were given transport from Kakamega and something small
to attend the rally,” an attendee told News24 on condition he not be named.
He stated that the amounts varied from KES 1,000 to 5,000.
In a rejoinder, Leader of Majority in the national assembly
Aden Duale stated that the reports were untrue as many people had made their
way to the venue on their own free will.
“Those are elements trying to spoil the name of the Jubilee
Coalition,” he stated.
The rally was attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta, DP
William Ruto and high level members of government.
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