Doyo-Kuti rivalry steals show at Raila event in Isiolo, Junet intervenes in vain

Saturday, October 16th, 2021 14:55 |
ODM leader Raila Odinga.PHOTO/COURTESY.

Suna East MP Junet Mohamed was forced to intervene after Isiolo residents continuously heckled at Raila Odinga's event demanding to listen to their former governor Godana Doyo.

The residents forced the ODM leader to momentarily cut short his speech as they demanded to listen to Doyo who was also present at the event.

The vividly energetic and optimistic residents were not happy with their current governor Mohammed Kuti, as was evident at the event where leaders from across the nation were present.

"Kuti must go! Kuti must go!" and "Doyo Doyo Doyo!" rented the air.

Before his speech was cut short, the ODM boss reminded the region of the development projects he made sure were undertaken by the Grand Coalition government when he was the prime minister.

Raila also promised the people of Isiolo development goodies if they elect him as the next President of Kenya come 2022.

He promised the Isiolo resident that his administration will ensure the region becomes an economic hub through various development projects such as railway, dams, modern slaughterhouses, and expansion of the Isiolo airport.

Raila also promised that he will ensure that boundary conflict that has for a long time affected the area is resolved through peace and mediation.

"We shall build industries for slaughtering your animals. This place already has an airport, I will ensure its runway is expanded so that bigger planes to start operating in this region. The planes will be carrying meat from this place to foreign countries. We will also build a skin-processing factory so that we can manufacture shoes from Isiolo," Raila said.

Raila was in Isiolo as part of his move to mobile his Azimio La Umoja initiative around the country as he prepares to announce his presidential candidacy ahead of the 2022 General Elections.

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