I'll shake hands with rivals if I win and if I don't - Raila

"I want to assure Kenyans that I will continue with this handshake doctrine."

In Summary

•Raila said the election is a mere three days away and Kenyans should make arrangements to vote.

•"Let’s vote early. Let’s win early. I need the vote of each and every one of you listening to me now. Choose your president yourself," he said.

Azimio presidential Candidate Raila Odinga with his wife Ida./EZEKIEL AMING'A
Azimio presidential Candidate Raila Odinga with his wife Ida./EZEKIEL AMING'A

I will shake the hands of my rivals if I win, I will shake their hands if I don't, Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga has pledged.

Speaking during his last submission on Saturday, Raila said he has always followed the handshake doctrine.

"I want to assure Kenyans that I will continue with this handshake doctrine, the doctrine of unclenching the fist. For the sake of Kenya, I will shake the hand of my rivals and pay the political price if I have to," he said.

"I will shake their hand if I win. And I will shake their hand if I don’t. And I will do it because I love Kenya more than I love Raila Amolo Odinga."

Raila said the election is a mere three days away and Kenyans should make arrangements to vote.

"Let’s vote early. Let’s win early. I need the vote of each and every one of you listening to me now. Choose your president yourself," he said.

"Peace be with you all. God Bless you, God Bless this election, and God, Bless this our land and Nation."