29th October 2017 - DAY 4
Opposition Rial Odinga gets a heroe’s welcome in Kawangware, where ethnic violence has erupted after rival groups clashed. The violence in the Nairobi County has seen properties torched of which most belonged to Kenyatta’s Kikuyu tribe. While reports of a person were being killed belonged to Odinga’s Luo group. The residents of belonging to the two parties armed themselves.
Odinga spoke to worshippers during church saying
“They were there to give consolation & their support to all who lost their loved ones, who were beaten & who lost their belongings alongside livelihoods”.
In 2007, over 1000 Kenyans lost their lives in various violent clashes. So far since August 2017 to date 50 deaths are reported.