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.
Petition filed seeking to compel Safaricom reveal how much CORD Mpesa drive raised
Kisii resident wants to know
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.
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