NASA reveals trick Jubilee is using to reduce Raila's votes

- NASA has spoken strongly against the recent cases of violence that has been meted against its presidential candidate Raila Odinga

- Raila was on Thursday July 14 heckled in Murang'a and pelted with stones in Thika and Githurai

- The Opposition has also claimed that Jubilee operatives are buying ID cards from NASA supporters to reduce voter turn out

NASA has condemned the chaos which have bedeviled its presidential candidate Raila Odinga during his campaign rallies in the recent past.

The coalition said in a democracy like Kenya, every aspirant must be allowed to campaign peacefully in any part without any intimidation.

In a joint statement by the affiliate parties and read by Godfrey Osotsi, the secretary general Amani National Congress, NASA also claimed Jubilee operatives were buying ID cards from the Opposition strongholds.

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“It is our believe that in a democracy, it is important that all candidates be heard. These are national leaders who must be allowed to say how they will improve the lives of Kenya,” said Osotsi during a press conference on Friday July 14.

Raila has faced serious revolt in the parts of Kiambu, Murang’a and Rift Valley during his campaign meetings.

The NASA candidate was forced to flee on Thursday July 13 after he was confronted by hostile crowds in Thika and Githurai both in Kiambu, the political bastion of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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He has also faced similar scenarios in the North Rift, another Jubilee party stronghold.

Deputy President William Ruto was equally heckled in Kisumu.

NASA also cautioned its supporters against being lured to sell their ID cards ahead of the August 8 elections.

“We have received reports that there are Jubilee operatives buying national IDs from NASA strongholds with intent to suppress voter turnout in August 8,” added Osotsi.

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