Addressing residents of Mbaraki on Monday ,Uhuru said the NASA leader had sensed that he will lose. NASA chief Raila Odinga wants to boycott the election “for no reason” as he has sensed defeat. the President has said.
“We are tired of this suspense. We have already spent enough. If he is not interested let him just quit and let us to deliver our development agenda.”
The president Uhuru said his Jubilee administration is no longer interested in baseless wrangles with their NASA counterparts as it wants to focus on delivery.
“I want to let you know that we squarely won the August election but the court decided we do it again. With due respect to my competitors. if only those ballot boxes could be re-opened for recounting of votes, it would be shocking [to find out] we won by a very big margin.”
The President assured politicians who defected from the National Super Alliance to his coalition of job security.
The president who was accompanied by his deputy William Ruto has also urged the coast people to support jubilee in the coming repeat election promising to continue delivering the coast .Uhuru further said his party is ready and well prepared for the rerun on October 26.
“All we are saying is…let them face us again…we shall beat them.”
The president also met coast leaders at serani grounds urging them to go to the grassroots and mobilize support for Jubilee.
Earlier on Monday NASA leader Raila Odinga told a press conference that not all Israelites made it to the promised land.
This was his comment on the impact the defections will have on the Opposition’s strength.
Regarding pulling out of the election, he noted he has the democratic right to make his own decision.
Raila halso dismissed claims he is planning to fly out of the country as part of a plan to pull out of the race.
He said that Kenya is democratic so there is freedom of choice and he is under no obligation to make any decision.
“If I choose not to participate in a pre-rigged election that is my choice. Not even the court can compel to do anything.”