Cord to proceed with protests to oust IEBC

Ruaraka MP Tom Kajwang' fires up the crowd outside Anniversary Towers in Nairobi on April 25, 2016. They were demanding the removal of IEBC officials. Cord leaders on April 28, 2016 said the push to eject the commission would not be stopped. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • He urged the police to stop violent attacks on peaceful demonstrators.
  • He said the coalition was planning only peaceful demonstrations and called on the police to desist from using force against the demonstrators.
  • ODM Director of Elections Junet Mohammed said the commission was operating in total secrecy only consulting the governing coalition as it prepares for the 2017 elections.

Cord leader Raila Odinga has said the planned countrywide protests and occupation of electoral commission offices set to start from Tuesday next week will continue as planned.

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