BY NAMULONGO PETER/KORIR JUMA,8TH JUNE 2017-The opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) on Thursday took its campaign to coast insisting that the newly launched standard gauge rail (SGR)was not a Jubilee project as it had been started by the coalition government.NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga accusing Jubilee of misappropriating a large sum of public money in the project saying afew people had benefited wrongly.
Odinga who took NASA caravan in the coastal areas of Mariakani,Kaloleni and Mazeras said the government had failed to create jobs for the youth of the country as they promised in 2013,failed in fighting corruption and escalating levels of poverty in Kenya.
The opposition’s flag bearer Raila Odinga told the locals that should he win come August, his administration will stabilize the cost of living, and resolve historical land and social injustices in the region.
He insisted that that the NASA coalition will have a parallel tallying center to monitor its votes.
The opposition coalition kicked off its Eastern belt tour with two parallel rallies in Kilifi and Lamu counties simultaneously wooing that region is seen as key in determining the outcome of the August polls.
It is here that Raila urged locals to support his bid as the opposition has answers to cure the current high cost of living in the country.
Leaders accompanying him in the rally warned public officers against engaging in politics saying that they will not run away from the law.
Opposition leaders present would further lash out on the Jubilee administration for failing to resolve historical land injustices in the region urging the electorate to support NASA’s policies which are in tender with the aspiration of the locals.