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Kalonzo Swears, Says What Must Happen During Monday Demos

Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has once again declared that the Monday opposition demos will be peaceful and orderly.

This comes amid fears from President William Ruto that the protests might turn into chaos and result to destruction of property and disruption of businesses.

But Kalonzo on Thursday declared that the opposite will be the case, even leading the opposition leadership in swearing that peace will prevail.

The former Vice President also vowed that no business will be destroyed, while defending the approaching demos as a constitutional right.

“I want us to take an oath here that our demos on Monday will be very peaceful,” the Azimio Third in Command said in Nakuru, reports The Star.

His remarks were echoed by Azimio boss Raila Odinga, who dismissed allegations that the opposition plans on destroying property in Nairobi.

Kalonzo's assurance comes only days after he again assured the country that opposition supporters are ready for peaceful and unarmed demonstrations.

“Article 37 of our Constitution provides that every person has the right, peaceably and unarmed, to assemble, to demonstrate, to picket, and to present petitions to public authorities,” he said at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation in Nairobi.

The opposition has been crisscrossing the country holding anti-Ruto rallies, apparently to prepare it's supporters for the mass action to follow.

This is as Raila insists that Ruto vacates State House, over what he has termed rigging him out in the concluded August 2022 presidential race.

He has cited high cost of living and tribalism in government as one of the reasons why he has chosen to go the demonstrations and protests route.

Earlier, he had given Ruto 14 days to look into his demands, with the President proving unmoved.

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