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Raila breaks silence as supporters continue waiting at Uhuru Park

Nasa leader Raila Odinga has broken his silence even as his supporters anxiously wait for his planned swearing in at Uhuru Park.

Mr Odinga whose whereabouts were unknown ahead of the ceremony spoke to KTN News on phone reiterating that he was ready to join his supporters at Uhuru Park.

When asked who would swear him in he said, “Wait and see.”

He added that after the swearing in there will be an announcement that will provide the way forward for his supporters and the country at large.

Mr Odinga condemned the media shutdown that saw NTV, Citizen TV and KTN taken off air.

MEDIA SHUT DOWN

“We did not expect the media shut down to happen in our country. It is very unfortunate and must stand condemned by all civilized,” he said.

He added that the will of the people to change the country and ensure electoral justice shall prevail stating, “this is just the beginning of a new journey.”

Nasa supporters arrived at Uhuru Park early Tuesday morning ahead of a ceremony to swear Mr Odinga in as “the people’s president.”

The planned swearing in ceremony has raised fears of violence as police had vowed not to allow the event to go ahead but on Tuesday morning, officers kept their distance as supporters gathered at the venue.