Railia calls for Presidents to respect term limits
09 March 2016, 15:31
Nairobi – CORD leader, Raila Odinga
has expressed major concern over the return of an era where African leaders
refuse to step down from office, reports Daily Nation.
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Odinga said that this could cause a
knock on effect of political coups.
Calling on citizens of the African
continent he urged them not to encourage presidents to remove term limits.
“These quests for extensions are
often couched in a language that portrays a leader’s desire for more time in office
as a response to popular demands.
"It has already exploded in
Burundi. Blaise Compaoré’s attempt to seek a third term in Burkina Faso was
stopped by popular protests that forced him not just to back off, but to leave
the country,” Odinga warned.
Meanwhile Nyeri Women Representative, Priscilla Nyokabi has asked
Nyeri residents to vote out Governor Nderitu Gachagua next year, saying he has
Nyokabi said Nyeri needs a better Governor able to propel
the county towards prosperity.
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