BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,28TH NOV 2017-National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition leader Raila Odinga sys he will not recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as president and will be sworn in as President of Kenya on December 12 .
Odinga, made the announcement as he addressed supporters at Mayanja area a few miles from the Jacaranda Grounds in Nairobi’s Eastlands area minutes after Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in to office for his second term.
“Uhuru Kenyatta is not the president of Kenya. We do not recognise the October 28 election, that was a fake election. 83% of the population boycotted the election,” he said atop his car.
“Nyinyi mnajua Raila Odinga si muoga… Hapa Uganda, Besigye aliapishwa kama Rais, wiki jana kule Zimbabwe Mnangagwa aliapisha. Basi, tutaapisha, hatutaki kuapisha kama Besigye, tutaapisha kama Mnangagwa ambaye aliapishwa na akaingia Ikulu,” he said.
(You all know Raila Odinga is not a coward… In Uganda, (Kizza) Besigye was sworn in as president, last week, Mnangagwa was also sworn in but we’ll not do it like Besigye, we will do it like Mnangagwa where he was sworn in and got into State House.)
Mr. Odinga said that he will be sworn in by the people saying that they will have a People’s Assembly on December 12 where he will be officially inaugurated.
“Nitaapishwa na nitaingia Ikulu,” he said. (I will be sworn in and go to State House.)
The 12th of December is set aside to celebrate the attainment of independence of Kenya.