The Police have warned Nasa leaders against the planned match to JKIA scheduled for this Friday is not permitted. The Nasa leaders have planned to welcome its leaders Rt Hon Raila Odinga and Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka who will be jetting in back in the country tomorrow. Former prime minister, Raila Odinga had gone to the United States of America where he met addressed several meetings and leaders about the opposition fight for electoral reforms. Kalonzo on his part was in Germany where his wife Pauline Kalonzo had gone to sought for special treatment.
The grand welcome had been organised by several NRM leaders who called on people to come out in masses to receive their leaders.
CHANGE OF DATE: The #NRM wishes to advise that THE PEOPLE’S PRESIDENT @RailaOdinga will be returning to Kenya from the USA on FRIDAY 17 November 2017 – not on Thursday as I previously indicated! EVERYONE is urged to walk to the JKIA to welcome him back! #DemocracyNotDictatorship pic.twitter.com/FPY8GpYAgy
— Dr. Miguna Miguna (@MigunaMiguna) November 13, 2017
I join @MigunaMiguna In urging NRM supporters lets meet at JKIA on friday to welcome our president back home @RailaOdinga . And if they swear in @UKenyatta We will swear in tinga. Meanwhile #Resist @Disembe @TEAMNASA_KE
— ledama ole kina (@ledamalekina) November 13, 2017
But police Chief, Joseph Boinett has cautioned people not to heed to the call. He says the airport is a protected area where travelers are only allowed access.
Nairobi county police commander Japheth Koome has also opposed Nasa plans, saying that they are going to interfere with the continuing Form 4 national exams.
Nairobi Police County Commander states that no public processions or meetings will be allowed in the vicinity of schools during current examinations season,following a request by KNEC. Therefore,tomorrow’s planned NASA rally is not permitted.
— National Police Service-Kenya (@NPSOfficial_KE) November 15, 2017
Siaya Senator, James Orengo has urged the Nasa supporters to ignore the calls by the police citing them as absurd and unconstitutional.
“They (police) have been duly notified and unless the same venue has been booked twice on that day, the police have no business purporting to ban it,” said Mr Orengo