Raila’s message to Kenyans ahead of Supreme Court ruling
Raila wants the Supreme Court judges to nullify Uhuru's win and order a fresh election.
Raila asked Kenyans to maintain peace during and after the highly anticipated ruling on his election petition challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win after the August 8 elections.
The NASA leader relayed the message to Kenyans through Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong'o during the burial of of former Foreign Affairs Minister Robert Ouko's wife, Christabel Ouko, in Kisumu County.
“The world will not come to an end on Friday. Whatever happens on Friday, we are winners. Go to church and temples to give thanks to God,” Nyongo imparted, saying that was the message Raila sent him to tell his people.
Displaying an orange t-shirt with the words "Luo lives matter" emblazoned on it, Nyongo said he expected the police not to take away any life of a Luo just because of their political orientation.
“In Luo, we say a soldier lives to fight another battle. We have printed T-shirts to show that Luo lives matter. And as such, no Luo should be killed, subdued or tortured because of their political stand,” Nyong'o told the mourners.
Chief Justice David Maraga will on Friday lead the seven-judge bench in delivering their ruling which cannot be appealed and will determine the country’s political future for the next five years.
The Supreme Court judges will decide whether to uphold President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election or order a fresh election within 60 days.
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