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Raila Odinga: “Elections must stop being ethnic wars”

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Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has called on leaders to express calm as we approach elections. 

The ODM party leader said Kenyans are looking for leaders who can realistically address the growing inequalities, lack of opportunities and lack of upward social mobility. 

Raila was meeting MCAs from across the country at the Co-operative College in Karen. 

“Elections must cease being civil wars. Every vote must count. We lose billions every election year due to violence. 

Kenyans are looking for leaders who can realistically address the growing inequalities, lack of opportunities and lack of upward social mobility. 

Majority of Kenyans don’t really fear for themselves, they fear for their children. 

BBI seeks to usher an electoral system where every vote is counted and every vote counts. 

Some people are telling us that reforms have to wait until we get resources. The BBI is all about the extra work.” Raila Odinga. 

This comes after MPs allied to Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga exchanged blows at a burial attended by the two leaders. 

Ruto and Raila who were sharing a podium for the first time this year during the burial of Abel Gongera, the father to Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi, watched as their allies exchanged blows. 

Tempers flared over succession politics, the Building Bridges Initiative and fight against graft.

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