Nasa vows to continue with economic boycott

Written By: KBC Reporters

Raila displaying his Airtel sim card

The opposition, National Super Alliance is promising to continue with the economic boycott in a bid to bring change in the country.

Speaking after what he said was migration from Safaricom to Airtel mobile service provider NASA co-principal Musalia Mudavadi who was in the company of opposition leader Raila Odinga urged its supporters to continue with the boycott of certain products and services until change is experienced.

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Meanwhile, Safaricom dealers Association has opposed calls by the National Super Alliance on Kenyans to boycott products offered by Safricom.

In statement, the dealers claim one million Kenyans will be left jobless as a result of the boycott spearheaded by NASA Leaders Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula.

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Led by Esther Muchemi, they warned that should the scenario persist then Safaricom will be forced to reduce its workforce.

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Muchemi appealed to Kenyans to resist such calls which she said are tantamount to killing the local economy.

She urged political leaders not to politicize businesses and instead leave business entities in the hands of entrepreneurs.

The NASA leadership has launched a campaign among its supporters to boycott services offered by some local companies to protest against the manner in which the August 8th general election was transmitted.

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Meanwhile, a section of Jubilee leaders led by Kuria East MP Marwa Maisori have faulted the opposition for seeking to bring down the country’s economy and instead called for a solution based on the constitutional framework.

They noted that the boycott is likely to slow the country’s growth.


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