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Cleric Roasts Raila For Wearing ‘Holy’ Garments In Church

Raila had adorned the Holy Red Robe at Globe Deliverance Church in Embakasi East

by Sir Wabwire Jr
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The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga has been on the receiving end after wearing the holy red robe at Globe Deliverance Church, Embakasi Constituency.

The Azimio – One Kenya presidential candidate on Sunday, 17th July, traversed Eastlands on vote hunting mission to woo electorates to vote for him in the forthcoming August race.

Raila, Martha Karua among a host of legislators attended a church service at Globe Deliverance Church, where Raila was clothed in holy red robe that has triggered streams of criticisms ranging from clergy members to sections of Kenyans on social media.

Revered Reverend Timothy Njoya has accused the former prime minister Raila Odinga for trespassing the boundaries a secular state into a theocracy. He argued that Raila’s move to dress in holy red robe positions himself as a high priest.

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Raila in churchly garments

“Isn’t this self transposition of a politician into high priest sacrilegious, obscene and diabolical? Doesn’t this trespass the boundaries of a secular state into a theocracy?” Biter Reverend Timothy Njoya fired his missiles at the ODM leader.

Raila toured Embakasi East to drum support for Azimio – One Kenya coalition and campaigned for Azimio – One Kenya allied candidates in the capital city ahead of next election.

With only 20 days remaining to the general election, Deputy President William Ruto, who is Raila Odinga’s main challenger also reverted to city yesterday, Monday, to diffuse Raila’s campaign message in the city.

Ruto was accompanied by Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Kenya Kwanza Alliance candidate for Nairobi gubernatorial seat Johnson Sakaja, Bishop Margaret Wanjiru of UDA, Nominated senator Millicent Omanga and a score of area MCAs within the city.

Ruto assured that the Kenya Kwanza government will provide a lifetime solution to the challenges facing micro, small and medium business enterprises and low income earners across the country. He insisted that the hustler nation seeks to allocate billions of money to small scale businesses that hopes to increase revenue collection.

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