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Nasa leaders in meeting ahead of anti-IEBC demo in city centre

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leaders are holed up in meeting at Capitol Hill, the offices of opposition leader Raila Odinga.

The opposition chiefs, led by Mr Odinga, were putting final touches on their planned demonstrations against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

The meeting was also attended by their handlers and some MPs allied to the opposition alliance.

According to a Nasa MP, the leaders have sent their handlers on the ground to access the situation before planning on how to approach the demos.

The messengers have been instructed to check out for suspicious characters in the streets and help devise necessary counter measures.


“As you know, rogue elements from proscribed groups have been given police anti- riot gear. The task is simple: to pose as police but with instructions to harm individuals in the opposition,” the MP who came to survey the situation said.

“The fact that their security has been withdrawn by the state complicates their security because you can’t differentiate a criminal in full police uniform from a real policeman.”

He said that Nasa leaders would participate in today’s demos unlike last week when they did not turn up.

The leaders, he said, would come atop of their vehicles from where they will address their supporters at Anniversary Towers, the IEBC headquaters.