Reports on what Kisumu County started doing right away after ODM Party leader Raila Odinga declared the beginning of widespread protests across the nation are now becoming public.
Leaders of the Kisumu ODM Party vowed to shut down all points of entrance into the county in a statement shared via People Daily on Twitter in an effort to promote an economic revolution.
Elisha Oraro, the county speaker, and Deputy Governor Mathews Owili made the announcement that peaceful protests will start today. To participate in the protests in support of the economic revolution, they urged the locals.
"We are going to close all border points and to into the city as from tomorrow. It will be no business as usual in Kisumu. We will allow Kenyans to join in protests so that the high cost of living is brought down," said Owili.
The leaders spoke moments after Mr Odinga declared the begining of mass protests across the country so as to push for economic and political reforms.
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