KMPDU, Kuppet want poll postponed over security fears

KMPDU Secretary-General Ouma Oluga during a delegates' conference on July 1, 2017. KMPDU has joined other trade unions in asking IEBC to call off the October 26 poll. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The group wants President Kenyatta and Mr Odinga to commit to dialogue and de-escalate the rising tension in the country.
  • They said putting off the October 26 will not result in a constitutional crisis.
  • According to the group, the country is in a deepening crisis with communities mobilising ethnic militias and vernacular stations calling on their listeners to prepare for war.

A group of trade unions and civil society organisations want the October 26 poll to be called off.

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