The 2 tough challenges facing Kenya's opposition that could threaten to disrupt Raila's swearing in

NASA is faced with some difficulties with just two days to Raila's inauguration

National Super Alliance (NASA) party leader Raila Odinga is set to be sworn in as the "People's president" on Tuesday next week.

The opposition leader has stood his ground on the swearing in ceremony despite mounting pressure from the international community to call it off and seek dialogue with President Uhuru Kenyatta.

And with plans in top gear for the inauguration ceremony, the National Super Alliance (NASA) team organizing the event has been faced by some predicaments on whether to go on with the ceremony in the absence of Raila's deputy Kalonzo Musyoka who is out of the country.

Speaking during a press briefing at the Wiper headquarters in Nairobi Saturday morning, the NASA leaders said the team is still consulting on whether to wait for Kalonzo to return before they are both sworn in.

The team said it is faced with two challenges with one of them being whether to swear in Mr Odinga on December 12 and send judges to Germany to swear-in Mr Musyoka. The other tough test is whether to postpone the event to a later date when Kalonzo will be back so that he can be sworn in with Raila.

"Those are the options under discussion but by Monday we will be having the way forward," ODM CEO Oduor Ong’wen said.

Musyoka is in Germany, where his wife Pauline is admitted in a hospital.

Earlier in the week, the organizing committee said Raila will be sworn in lawfully as they are planning everything as required by the laws of Kenya.

The committee unveiled on Friday last week is expected to come up with a plan to promulgate the people's assembly on December 12 through motions passed in 15 county assemblies.


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