Raila claims KDF officers being recruited as polling agents

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By Samson Kitavi

The opposition’s National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga now claims military personnel are being recruited as polling agents in the August 8th polls. 

Raila who named the security agents as the Kenya Defence forces and administration police among others claimed they were being trained by the Jubilee administration to rig the August elections.

With only 49 days remaining to the general elections, Odinga has sensationally claimed that at least 120 security personnel are being trained as polling agents to intimidate the voters and tilt the outcome of the election.

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Raila who made the remarks at his capitol Hill office claimed that several meetings by high ranking security officers have been ongoing to craft the training criteria.The opposition leader now wants the government to come out clear on the claims.

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And immediately after the allegations, Raila led other NASA leaders in a vote hunting campaign in the county of Makueni and later held a major rally in Kitengela Township of Kajiado County.

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The leaders revisited the emotive land issue with Raila now saying he was quoted out of context when he advised the Maa community not to sell land to outsiders.

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The leaders present dared the government to arrest Raila.

The NASA team took the opportunity also to campaign for the incumbent governor David Nkedianye and its  Machakos gubernatorial candidate Wavinya Ndeti.

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