Accept poll results and move on even if UHURU rigged-RAILA ODINGA’S friend now tells him
Saturday August 12, 2017-Flamboyant
city lawyer and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga friend Donald Kipkoris had
advised him to concede defeat and move on.
a letter, Kipkorir hailed Raila as one of the greatest Kenyan patriots and
heroes who have fought tirelessly for the country and as such should be an
inspiration to others by accepting defeat even if the election was flawed.
“Baba, no matter the
outcome of the presidential elections, your place in the History of our country
is cast in stone. No other leader, bar President Daniel Arap Moi has mentored
leaders across the country. From Mombasa to Turkana to Garissa to Busia to
Kajiado, and even in Meru, you picked nondescripts and gave them national
profile,” Kipkorir letter read in part.
conveniently forget that without you, Kenya wouldn’t have been a multi party
democracy. Moi, was there before Yoweri Museveni and Robert Mugabe. Hadn’t you
made possible for Kenya to be multi-party, Moi will still be President now.
Your father also made sure that Jomo Kenyatta became our first Prime Minister
then President,” he said.
been abused, ridiculed and delegitimized. You have been caricatured. Even fake
websites were set up to create false stories about you. You have been made the
bogeyman in every General Election,” he continued.