ODM now blames 'frustrated' Ruto for violence in Kibra

ODM leader Raila Odinga gestures while addressing a gathering of the Akamba Community residing in Kibra at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation's grounds on November 2, 2019. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • In a statement on Sunday, the party accused the DP of “venting his frustrations on ODM and leader Raila Odinga” following the Kibra win by Bernard Imran Okoth.
  • ODM's statement on Sunday followed the DP's accusations against it and his demand for an apology over claims of violence and voter intimidation in Kibra.
  • In its statement, ODM, whose leader is politician Raila Odinga, said it did now owe the DP an apology and had no sympathy for him.

Amid a war of words over the Kibra by-election, the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has blamed Deputy President William Ruto for the violence witnessed there and during the earlier vote in Ganda Ward, Kilifi County.

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