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Defiant Odinga sends another message to the US

George Omondi
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NASA leader Raila Odinga.[Photo/the-star.co.ke]

NASA leader Raila Odinga has said that the US should not interfere with Kenyan affairs.

Speaking on Thursday, Odinga further insited that he does not recognize the legitimacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta after the disputed October 26 election.

Odinga's sentiments come after the US urged him to shelve his swearing-in plans scheduled for December 12.

According to Odinga, the US has not right to codmen him over the matter yet they have been silent on alleged police brutality in the country after the August 8 polls.

“Our friends can give us advice, give the advice in private. Do not come and shout at us and tell us we are going to violate the constitution. Which constitution my foot,” he said.

Raila was speaking at City Mortuary where NASA leaders had gathered to condole with the families of the deceased victims of alleged police brutality. 

Reports indicated that the United States is pilling pressure on the opposition leader to abandon his planned swearing in, saying it is unconstitutional.

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