The Star (Nairobi)

7 July 2014

Kenya: Cord Supporters Begin Streaming Into Uhuru Park

Photo: Jack Owuor/The Star
Opposition leader Raila Odinga (left) with President Uhuru Kenyatta share a light moment (file photo).

Cord supporters have already started streaming into Uhuru Park grounds for the Saba Saba rally.

Each person going to the rally is being subjected to security checks by the police. Meanwhile operations remain normal within the CBD with thousands of officers deployed to keep law and order.

In Mombasa the County Deputy Police Boss Tom Okoth says anti-riot police are in key strategic points within the CBD and residential areas likely to be prone to violence.

A shortage in public transport vehicles have also been reported in parts of Migori, Isebenia

A reduction in public transport vehicles have been reported in parts of Migori, Isebania, Rongo and Awendo towns where most businesses also remain closed. Nairobi Traffic Commandant Edward Mwamburi has also confirmed that there is less traffic in the city as most vehicles are out of the roads.

Elsewhere in parts of Siaya County, several workers are yet to report to their respective places of work.

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