BY UPESI NEWS CORRESPONDENT,KISUMU,29TH JULY 2017-Defense Cabinet secretary Rachael Omamo has strongly refuted claims by the National Super Alliance NASA that there was a plot by the Jubilee government to use the military in rigging the August 8 polls.
Addressing the press in kisumu flagged by acting interior CS Fred Matiangi,on Saturday 29th July,Omamo said that the claims by NASA are intended to inflict fear and intimidate voters and Kenyans who love peace.
Omamo says the alleged training of the military is an exercise done periodically where the new recruits are employed upon completing the required training.
Omamo also refuted NASA claims that there was a ploy to deny residents of Mathare area of Nairobi water and other social services. There is nothing as such,i urge the people of Mathare not to worry by such unfunded rumors.
Matiangi said it was unfortunate that such an important unit such as the military could be dragged into serious allegations.
he urged Kenyans to continue with their normal life and not to worry about security even during the elections.
Matiangi also denied reports in a section of the press that some kenyans had started leaving their places for the rural areas for fear of elections violence.