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President Ruto Responds To Raila's Threats For Mass Action, Says He Will Not Be Blackmailed

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Political temperature are on the rise with a looming battle between president William Ruto and the opposition led by the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance leader Raila Odinga over the latter's threats for mass action.

Raila Odinga who is also the ODM party leader has a first schedule in his chain of meetings with the people at the Kamukunji Grounds today, which is expected to culminate into a nationwide demonstrations in a bid to oppose the Kenya Kwanza administration and its handing of various issues. Among the issues is the planned removal from office of the infamous "Opague Four" IEBC Commissioners.

However, in response, president Ruto has called out the former prime minister for continuously lobbying for the four ensyranged Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissioners at the expense of the entire nation.

According to reports by, Dr Ruto termed Mr Odinga's mass action plans as "street demonstrations and street fights" which are elements of a dictatorial opposition. Dr Ruto added that nobody is going to blackmail or threaten him to do what they want.


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