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Raila Takes Urgent Steps After Matiang’i Withdraw His Security Detail

National Super Alliance (NASA) Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga has taken has acted swiftly after Acting Interior and Coordination Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i withdrew his security detail following his calls for demonstrations to evict IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba &Co from the electoral body.

Through the acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on Wednesday,the government vowed not reverse the decision to withdraw the security detail of National Super Alliance (Nasa) leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka, explaining that they were only redeploying them.

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He also condemned Mr Odinga for calling for mass action ifthe government does not return the officers

“I heard one politician say that we either return the police officers or they call for mass action. They can proceed and call for mass action because that position is not going to change,” he said.

“We are not going to run the security of this country on the basis of threats.” he added.

In a swift rejoinder, the opposition chief acted by hiring private security to secure his Bondo home.

According to Boniface Oginga, a caretaker at Raila’s Opoda Farm, the four officers deployed to guard Raila’s rural home left in a hurry after a police vehicle came to take them away.

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“All I can say is that the officers left at around 3 pm after a police vehicle came and asked all the officers to pack and leave. They left us dumbfounded,” Oginga was quoted by the Nation.

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