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Raila speaks out on Sharon’s murder, Obado’s arrest

ODM leader Raila Odinga has waded into the brutal murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno and the arrest of Migori Governor Okoth Obado.

Mr Odinga on Thursday made a whistle-stop tour of Migori county to campaign for ODM candidate Ochillo Ayacko for the Senate seat. The by-election is scheduled for October 08.

During a stop in Awendo town, Mr Odinga said Migori Governor is just a suspect in the Sharon Otieno and it is only the court process that can prove him innocent or guilty.

PHOTO | COURTESY
PHOTO | COURTESY

Later in Uriri town, the hometown of Governor Obado, Mr Odinga condemned the murder of Sharon and described her killers as a ‘witches’.

There was tension in Uriri ahead of Mr Odinga’s arrival over fears that angry residents will block the campaign convoy.

The residents, most who are Governor Obado’s village mates, are angry at Mr Odinga’s “refusal to rescue Obado’.

PHOTO | COURTESY
PHOTO | COURTESY