Protests against IEBC to continue, says Raila Odinga
10 May 2016, 16:29
Nairobi - Coalition of Reforms and Democracy (Cord) Chief Raila Odinga has announced that the protests to kick out officials of the Independent Boundaries and Electoral Commission (IEBC) will continue.
The Cord leader who spoke Tuesday at a press briefing in Nairobi, maintained that the countrywide protests will stop only when the IEBC commissioners are out of office and the commission is disbanded.
Raila who on Monday led hundreds of Cord led hundreds of their supporters to IEBC headquarters in Nairobi, where they were dispersed by police, vowed to continue with the protests, until the electoral body is disbanded.
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“Some of our people may have sustained injuries as a result of the live bullets and the teargas that police fired at us but nobody must give up. We must soldier on. Nothing comes easy and we are under no illusion that change at the IEBC will come easy. But it will come,” he said.
We give notice that unless the IEBC Commissioners vacate office now or immediately we will continue to organize demonstrations and protest rallies countrywide on every succeeding Monday until our conditions are met,” warned Raila.
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