Jubilee has run out of funds, says Raila

ODM leader Raila Odinga addressing members of the Maa community, who had defected from the Jubilee Party to ODM, at Orange House in Nairobi on November 29, 2016. Mr Odinga claimed the Jubilee government is broke. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Raila Odinga has challenged President Uhuru Kenyatta to tell Kenyans the truth about the financial health of his government.
  • Mr Odinga said it was the shortage of funds that drove the government to borrow money through the Eurobond.
  • The Cord co-principal urged the President to be polite and respectful to him and not talk to him as he would his child.
  • President Kenyatta accused Mr Odinga of seeking to convince the African Development Bank and the World Bank to stop sponsoring Jubilee projects, citing corruption in the government.

Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday claimed the government was broke and unable to implement its development projects.

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