The Star (Nairobi)

2 January 2013

Kenya: Muslim Leaders Vow to Back Raila

MUSLIMS leaders have re-affirmed their support to Prime Minister Raila Odinga's presidential bid in the March 4 general election.

SUPKEM deputy secretary general Hassan ole Naado said that they have decided to back the PM because he fought for the new constitution and now fronting its implementation.

Ole Naado said this yesterday after he met the Muslims leaders in Narok town adding that this year's polls are the most important in the history of this country after the 1963 election because we have a new constitution and also a new system of government.

"It is important to elect leaders who are trusted to fully implement the new constitution. And Raila and the CORD are able do it," said Naado wished Kenyans a happy new year.

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