CORD Last Rally At Nyayo Stadium
The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) held its final submission rally at Nyayo National Stadium with a call for its supporters to turn out in large numbers and vote for CORD.
Addressing a mammoth dubbed the final submission, CORD Principals led by presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga urged its supporters to ‘finish the game’ in the first round
The leaders who included running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula exuded confidence that CORD would emerge the victor in the Monday poll
CORD presidential candidate Prime Minister Raila Odinga said that the Jubilee Alliance cannot be trusted with the leadership of this country.
Odinga called on voters to elect a CORD government that will ensure development and equality in the country.
“It’s time we end dictatorship, impunity, land grabbing and other vices in this country. We can change all these evils by voting wisely on Monday,” said Odinga.
“We have traversed the country selling our development agenda and today we are crowning the campaigns.”
Odinga said that this year’s election can be compared to the year 1963 when Kenya attained independence after a long struggle.
“Kenyans are heading to a historic election that can be compared to 1963 that brought independence,” added Odinga.
“The struggle has been long, the assassinations have been many in our country and we must end them now.”
Odinga said that his government will ensure that the education is free, fair and affordable to all children who have attained school going age.
“We will make education absolutely free and affordable to all children. The government will provide all the required material including textbooks and uniform,” he added.
“We will use 15% of the national budget in Medicare to ensure that the health sector is covered properly.”
Odinga’s running mate Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said that the CORD government will ensure that the constitution is implemented to the letter and the necessary reforms carried out in all the sectors.
Musyoka said that his re-union with Odinga was a sign of big things to come as they seek to unite the country even after the polls.
Trade Minister Moses Wetangula, the designate leader of majority in Senate called on the registered voters to ensure that CORD ascends to power.
Wetangula said that CORD would ensure maximum security by reforming the police service to ensure proper services.
The leaders were accompanied by other candidates allied to the coalition as they sought to sway the crucial Nairobi vote with less than 48 hours to the historical poll.