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Raila Odinga Mocks Jubilee over Failed Primary Elections

Opposition chief Raila Odinga has mocked the Jubilee party’s failed nomination exercise saying that his party performed way better compared to the ruling party.

Speaking in Meru, Odinga said that the shambolic jubilee nominations were beyond description. “They had branded our primaries a fiasco but theirs is something beyond description such as the fart of a donkey,” Raila told the Standard.

The Orange Development Movement leader told the Standard that Jubilee did not have any experience on party primaries as its affiliate parties  - The National Alliance (TNA) and the United Republican Party (URP) had just been formed in 2013.

Asked whether the primaries should be outsourced to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the Opposition leader said it was up to Jubilee to sort out its mess.

Speaking separately to crowds in Meru town, President Uhuru Kenyatta apologized for the shambolic Jubilee Party nominations and promised a fresh one that will be smooth.

“I want to say sorry. We will rectify it to ensure residents exercise their freedom to elect leaders in a free and fair nomination. We are planning a free and fair election, and since time is not on our side, I will return to commission road and electricity projects,”the Head of State was quoted by the Standard.

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corruptionisma…

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 08:47

Ehh What we need in kenya is people to stand up against system......we changed katiba but not working ...we keep voting but nothing changes but to enrich few and give them big pay and retirement benefits.

Kenyans plz lets not be cheated katiba is working......it will never.
1.we have to take country ourdelf just like Georgia did.
2.lets not build higheays and demolish or disqulify kioks as biz houses....we need economy for all not for super hitchhh....big hotels ..malls.
3.need overhaul and merging of police force...
4.katiba must be changed to reduce mps to 100 and must be volunteers with jobs in other places.
5.scrap county gavanas and replace them with non politicians....no need of bloated gavament all over.....when kenyans are sufferings.
6.scraps 95% of commissions and those that temain must be accountable to people no toad side declaration like all houses using 100litres per day must intall solar heaters....surely this is dictatorial and corruption of highest order.

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