Raila Odinga on Anti-Ruto government campaign in Kamukunji

Leader of the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition, Raila Odinga, will lay out his anti-government policies today as he begins a 30-day struggle against President William Ruto's regime before making a final decision.

According to the local daily The Nation, the discussions have already been approved by The Council, the coalition's highest decision-making body, which is presided over by former President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The anti-Ruto demonstrations will begin today at Kamukunji grounds in Kibra with the Azimio regiment, and on December 12, there will be a simultaneous Jamhuri Day celebration at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi.

On December 22, President Ruto's first 100 days in office will come to an end. The opposition is anticipated to step up its efforts and mobilize the populace to seek clarification from the government regarding its failure to keep its pledges.

Through the public consultation process and discussions, Mr. Odinga's group has planned several activities for the upcoming 30 days. 

According to insiders in his camp, these tasks are carried out using a multi-pronged strategy, including parliamentary initiatives, judicial actions, and the court of public opinion.

Mr. Odinga will launch his interactive sessions on a variety of problems under Article 37 of the Constitution, which addresses the assembly, protest, picketing, and petitions, and under Article 1 of the Constitution, which grants the people of Kenya sovereign rights.

In addition to bad policies like the importation of biotech crops, they include the high cost of living, the coercive ejection of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners, the arbitrary dismissal of civil servants, broken manifesto pledges, a lack of ethnic balance in appointments, and a disregard for Chapter Six of the Constitution in appointments.

"There are discussions concerning the IEBC as well, which is being cannibalized with dire results." 

As a result, Mr. Odinga added, "we will meet to talk about the overall situation of our country and the course the government is pursuing."

Even while Mr. Odinga insisted that the meetings were not a call for a general strike, the alliance is expected to deliver its judgment to Kenyans and lay out its unassailable demands for the government.

According to a person acquainted with Mr. Odinga's strategy, "If the government fails to act on them, we will have no choice but to call on our people to use their sovereign rights directly."

He pointed out that throughout the 30-day consultation marathon, the coalition's leaders would travel extensively around the nation, stopping in Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu, and Kakamega, among other important cities and bases.

According to reports, Mr. Kenyatta has given the plans new life and has instructed the leadership of his Jubilee party and reached out to Gideon Moi, the chairman of Kanu, to join the Azimio plans as the duty of the alliance as a whole.

Although their parties still belong to Azimio, Jubilee Secretary-General Jeremiah Kioni and Kanu Secretary-General Nick Salat have said they will not participate in the rallies.

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