Opposition leader Raila Odinga has once again taken to the streets of Nairobi to join protesters in their demand for lowering of the high cost of living and electoral reforms.
Along with other leaders from the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition, Martha Karua (Narc Kenya), Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), and Eugine Wamalwa. Raila’s convoy was spotted at Imara Daima on Thursday afternoon, though their destination remains unknown.
Raila and his convoy left their Capital Hill offices at around 1:20 pm
This is not the first time that Raila has joined his supporters in protests. During Monday’s protests, he made stops in Kawanagware and Kibra, despite earlier reports suggesting he would meet his supporters at Jacaranda Grounds in Embakasi East, which is led by Raila’s loyalist MP Paul Ongili, alias Babu Owino.
The first protest took place on March 20, with Raila initially planning to lead protests in Nairobi’s Central Business District.
However, police blocked all roads leading to the city centre, forcing Raila and his supporters to divert to Mathare.
Despite a lull in the morning, anti-riot police have been stationed on major roads within Nairobi and along the highways. Jacaranda Grounds was seen with police water cannons and anti-riot police on Thursday.
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