In Summary
  • Nasa leaders said on Monday they would on Tuesday roll out a programme of events leading up to Mr Odinga’s  December 12 swearing-in at a venue that is yet to be announced.

  • Mr Odinga is expected to address a press conference on Tuesday on the swearing-in programme.

  • Nasa strategist David Ndii was arrested on Sunday over his role in formation of people’s assembly and the ongoing push to have Mr Odinga sworn in on December 12.

The National Super Alliance has vowed to continue with its plans to swear in opposition leader Raila Odinga as the “people’s president” despite the arrest of one of its key strategists.

Nasa leaders said on Monday they would on Tuesday roll out a programme of events leading up to Mr Odinga’s  December 12 swearing-in at a venue that is yet to be announced.

Mr Odinga is expected to address a press conference on Tuesday on the swearing-in programme.

Nasa strategist David Ndii was arrested on Sunday over his role in formation of people’s assembly and the ongoing push to have Mr Odinga sworn in on December 12.

The arrest of the economist is said to have shaken the organising committee, which was unveiled on Friday last week to facilitate both the formation of the assembly and the swearing-in.

EXPECTED ARREST

On Monday, a senior official in the Nasa steering committee said they had expected Dr Ndii’s arrest.

“The State is all over us. We are doing everything within the law and we are aware that the moment we step out, the State will be waiting for us. We are going on but cautiously,” he said.

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