Cord holds rally in Eldoret
By Samson Kitavi
The much anticipated CORD rally in Eldoret took place Friday without any ugly incident with Coalition leaders changing tact and engaging the audience in consultations over the problems facing the country.
CORD leader Raila Odinga maintained his push for national dialogue with President Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss key issues such as security and corruption saying some 200 million dollars of Anglo leasing money are being frozen in Swiss accounts.
Eldoret been a predominantly an agricultural region, the agenda was dominated by the plight of the farmer.
Raila said beside security, corruption was major challenge citing the Anglo leasing scandal for which he said the Swiss ambassador had met the President to talk about 200 million dollars frozen in the Swiss account from the deal.
The CORD leaders piled pressure for a new team at the IEBC saying failure to realize that will prompt them to push for a referendum on the same earlier, to Raila paid a visit to his political ally Said Keitany in his Eldoret home.
Elsewhere, Mombasa women county representative Mishi Mboko Friday afternoon recorded a statement at the urban police station in Mombasa County following an order by the Mombasa law courts.
The women representative took her plea from the court and was grilled for almost three hours at the urban police station. She is expected to appear in court on Monday next week.