Raila Odinga asks Somali Kenyan to vote for him

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed to strengthen bilateral ties between Kenya and Somalia to boost Kenya’s economy if elected. Speaking in the Eastleigh Chamber of Commerce in Nairobi, Kenya’s presidential candidate, Mr Odinga reiterated his commitment to tackling the huge tax burden on businesses.

Kenya Lawmaker Yusuf Hassan from Eastleigh, and Fatuma Gedi from Wajir said Odinga has shown he is a great leader who is boosting Kenya’s economy.

Raila Odinga, leader of the Orange Democratic Movement has previously said he would revive Kenya’s Kat drug market if elected in the August 2022 elections.

There are Somali business people who transformed the slum area in Nairobi sparkling high rises with booming business. The pay lavish taxes to Kenya Government in return, the Somalis are being harassed and taken to jail for no justifiable reasons. According to Kenya official told Somali Times.

Odinga said he was aware of the economic crisis facing Kenyans. Which he attributed to the banning of Kat in Somalia.

Kat is drug scientifically known as Catha Edulis and contains chemicals that stimulate blood circulation causing Blood Pressure It also inhibits digestive enzymes and stops appetite. It creates hallucination, fantasy and uninterrupted talks. Together with all those harmful effects, it also causes family mental health problems.

“I understand the plight of qat farmers and I am committed to finding solutions for kat markets in Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo,” said Raila Odinga.