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Raila Vows to Remove Ugandan Army from Migingo Island if Elected President

Raila Odinga has vowed to expel Ugandan troops from the disputed Migingo Island if elected president. Odinga said Migingo was Kenyan and Ugandan troops should not remain on the island.

"I have already spoken to President Yoweri Museveni and told him that Migingo Island belongs to Kenya. If I become president, Kenyan fishermen will go fishing on the Ugandan side because most of the fish in Lake Victoria come from the Kenyan side," Odinga said at a rally in Nyatike constituency, Migori County.

Raila Odinga had met with President Museveni at Entebbe in May, but it is unknown whether the dispute over ownership of Migingo Island is one of the issues discussed.

In addition, Raila promised to re-train police officers. He said that police officers should not torture or abuse people but should treat civilians kindly.

This comes as Raila Odinga tours Nyanza region in an effort to tame his backyard votes as ODM candidates face stiff competition in the region.

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Migingo Migori County Nyatike Odinga Yoweri Museveni


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