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Wetang'ula Now Admits What Might Happen in Kenya if Raila's Demonstrations Are Allowed

Azimio La Umoja leader Raila Odinga's activities have the ability to slow down growth in the country, National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula has warned.

Raila has resorted to demonstrations and protests after President William Ruto refused to listen to him and look into his demands.

But the Ford Kenya party leader says that such are dangerous in developing countries and should not be practiced in a country like Kenya.

He has accused Raila of turning to violent activism for no reason, pointing out that his claims that President William Ruto is illegitimate are laughable.

“Destructive violent activism is absolutely unhelpful. (The) legitimacy of President Ruto is unquestionable," the former Raila ally is quoted by the Daily Nation.

He made the remarks at the Nairobi State House on Wednesday, at an event presided over by Ruto and also attended by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua.

Gachagua accused Raila of insincerity, alleging that he is only planning demos because that is what is working for him and not because it's necessary.

He wondered why the former Prime Minister was not doing such when he was close to the government during former President Uhuru Kenyatta's time.

This is as he pointed out that things were worse then, but Raila chose to remain silent until now. He also lauded Azimio leaders who have chosen not to be part of the protests.

“I am happy that you are not part of those planning demonstrations. Why didn’t Raila Odinga demonstrate when the cost of fertiliser was Sh7,000 and unga prices at Sh250?" he said.

But Raila says that Ruto has failed as a leader and is making life hard for Kenyans rather than keeping his campaign vow of making like cheaper.

This is as he denies that Ruto is president and claims that he is an illegitimate ruler who rigged him out in August last year.

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