They are raising money to pay back their foreign backers.
The opposition leader, Raila Odinga has stated that the government; They are raising money to pay back their foreign backers.
He stated that a number of foreign powers supported Ruto during the 2022 presidential elections, now he is paying back.
In a statement on October 25,ODM leader, Raila Odinga claimed that the money was sourced from drought mitigation measures initiated by the government.
He said,”They will be making a killing to pay back their foreign backers and align with those corporations for the future.”
Further, Raila stated that president Ruto is already campaigning for 2027 instead of dealing with issues at hand.
According to statistics, 20 counties worldwide, have been struck with hunger with economic trends also over the bar.
Hon. Odinga suggested that the government need serious intervention put up before the situation becomes worse.
Raila stated,”The required emergency response is evidently missing, but instead, the government is consumed by the politics of survival and the elections of 2027.”
“This situation requires a massive emergency response programme to ensure rapid delivery of food, water and medicine to the millions of people not just in arid and semi-arid areas but in virtually all corners of the country, who are affected by the prolonged drought,” he added
Azimio la Umoja leader also demanded the government to explain why they reintroduced GMOs , even after being characterized with adverse effects.
He questioned,”GMOs are banned in many scientifically advanced economies like France, Germany, Austria, Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg. Bulgaria, Poland, Denmark, Malta, Slovenia, Italy, and Croatia. Why Kenya?
“We believe that introducing them into Kenya in the current state of international uncertainty, is to use Kenyans as guinea pigs, which we shall not allow. Even the poor and the hungry ought to have their rights and dignity protected,” Raila added.