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Orengo to Uhuru: Prepare for a bombshell at Odinga's swearing-in

Jackson O'Mogeni

[Lawyer James Orengo in a past event. He says Raila Odinga’s planned swearing in is anchored in the law. Photo/Nation]

Siaya Senator James Orengo says Raila Odinga's planned inauguration is anchored in the law and that he shall reveal the provision during oath taking.

Coincidentally, Attorney General Githu Muigai has rubbished the plans adding that they amount to treason.

"Any individual who takes the oath of allegiance that otherwise is not recognized by the constitution will be charged with treason," he told reporters.

But Orengo, a key legal mind in the opposition, says Odinga's swearing-in will be in line with the constitution and existing laws of Kenya.

In a statement on his Facebook, Orengo said, several legal minds were interpreting the constitution in their own fashion to justify their 'ill-intention'.

"There is a special provision in the law on national governance which some of my learned friends seem not to understand," he said.

He further said: "I will not specifically tell you where in the law, the swearing in of Raila is anchored. I will drop it as a bombshell during the material day and Uhuru Kenyatta should be prepared."

Already, NASA organizing committee has dispatched letters to 11 county governments requesting for venues for the intended ceremony.

But the US has warned against such moves adding that it will create more conflicts and probably lead to chaos.

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