AZIMIO LA UMOJA

[PHOTOS] Heavy police presence in Murang'a ahead of Raila visit

Over 100 political leaders and prominent businessmen are expected at the meeting.

In Summary

• This follows claims that some unnamed people were planning to disrupt the meeting that will be graced by ODM leader Raila Odinga.

• MPs Peter Kimari (Mathioya) and Nduati Ngugi (Gatanga) have however, assured attendants that sufficient security will be provided.

Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Image: ALICE WAITHERA

Hundreds of police officers have been deployed to Ihura Stadium in Murang'a town, ahead of Azimio La Umoja meeting.

This follows claims that some unnamed people were planning to disrupt the meeting that will be graced by ODM leader Raila Odinga.

MPs Peter Kimari (Mathioya) and Nduati Ngugi (Gatanga) have however, assured attendants that sufficient security will be provided and urged those with such plans not to be misused by politicians.

Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Image: ALICE WAITHERA

The two who were inspecting the preparations said over 40,000 people from Murang'a and the surrounding counties are expected to attend.

Over 100 political leaders and prominent businessmen are also expected at the meeting that is scheduled to officially start at noon when Raila is expected to arrive.

Hundreds of residents are already streaming into the stadium with a host of popular local artists entertaining the milling crowd.

Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Image: ALICE WAITHERA
Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Heavy police presence at Ihura stadium in Murang'a town amid claims that there were plans to disrupt Azimio La Umoja meeting.
Image: ALICE WAITHERA