Petition filed seeking to compel Safaricom reveal how much CORD Mpesa drive raised

Kisii resident wants to know

CORD Coalition leaders

A Kisii resident has filed a court petition seeking to compel Safaricom to reveal how much was raised by Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leaders via M-Pesa funds drive to pay striking teachers in 2015.

In 2015 an initiative by Cord coalition revealed it had collected Ksh100,409 from the public through a mobile money account meant to raise funds for Kenya’s striking teachers, Safaricom announced.

During a rally at Uhuru Park Former Primier Raila Odinga announced that he and his co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka had each deposited Ksh100,000 in the M-Pesa account.

This was contradicted by Safaricom a day later who disclosed that only Ksh129,501 had been collected in the campaign.

The M-Pesa paybill account number 672672 was registered on Wednesday by ODM through its then executive director Oduor Ong’wen, records from Safaricom showed.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Raila graces Luo Festival as a surprise guest [VIDEO]

Raila graces Luo Festival as a surprise guest [VIDEO]

CS Kagwe confirms hacking of Chanjo system, fake vaccination certificates

CS Kagwe confirms hacking of Chanjo system, fake vaccination certificates

Ida Odinga given new name after touring Nyeri alongside Raila

Ida Odinga given new name after touring Nyeri alongside Raila

Ngirici opens up on her deteriorating relationship with Ruto

Ngirici opens up on her deteriorating relationship with Ruto

Moi's will shows how he divided mutli-billion wealth to his children

Moi's will shows how he divided mutli-billion wealth to his children

Universities with most unemployed graduates to lose state funds in proposed formula

Universities with most unemployed graduates to lose state funds in proposed formula

JSC Summons Sonko over exposé on Justice Said Chitembwe

JSC Summons Sonko over exposé on Justice Said Chitembwe

Ndichu brothers demand arrest of Murgor sisters

Ndichu brothers demand arrest of Murgor sisters

Westlands 2022 MP race shaping up to be 'the one to watch' in Nairobi

Westlands 2022 MP race shaping up to be 'the one to watch' in Nairobi