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Kuria and Waititu were caught on camera spreading hate speech by saying that opposition leader Raila Odinga should be assassinated and Luos in Nairobi be forcefully circumcised.
Kuria said that Raila should be shot dead, his supporters demonstrate for a week and forget the whole thing.
“We won’t be troubled by one person forever. He can as well bite the bullet and we bury him next Monday. His protesters will throw stones for just one week and life continues. If it’s war they want it’s what they’ll get. Tell Raila he can bite the bullet but if they want peace they should come and let us negotiate,”Kuria said in his native Kikuyu language.
On his part, Waititu apparently called for the forceful circumcision of Luos in Nairobi county.
Their remarks came just a day after Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri was recorded calling for the eviction from Nakuru of members of the Luo community and all Raila supporters.
The remarks prompted CORD leaders Junnet Mohammed, Timothy Bosire, Aisha Jumwa and Johnstone Muthama to give the government an ultimatum to arrest the three or they mobilise their supporters to defend themselves.
In a strong-worded statement, the ODM leaders also said they would lead mass protests to demand the arrest of the hate-mongers and the removal of IEBC commissioners from office.
This prompted IG Boinnet to demand that the opposition leaders too record statements with the police.
However, speaking on NTV on Tuesday, June 14, Junnet dismissed the summons issued to the ODM leaders saying they committed no offense by demanding that the government arrests Kuria and his colleagues.
“I think the inspector general wanted us to escort Kuria and Waititu to the police, it was not a summon to us,” Junnet said.
The latest remarks by the leaders from across the political divide are likely to spur ethnic differences as the country heads to another general election.