Prime Minister Raila Odinga has criticized the supreme court ruling that saw controversial presidential election win by Uhuru Kenyatta upheld. He condemned the courtÂ â€œSupreme Court Â ishindwe (May the Supreme Court be defeated,â€
The premier drew similarities of the court ruling to Jesus Christ’s persecution over 2000 years ago, saying he shall triumph.Â He offeredÂ to spearhead the fight for democracy and asked Kenyans to join him in the fight.
â€œWhen the cooking stick breaks, it does not mean the process of preparing meals should stop,â€ he said
The premier said the decision by the supreme court was a big let down to Kenyans.
â€œKenyan waited anxiously for the ruling. However, they were betrayed with the courtâ€™s ruling that was intended to kill his political career,â€ said Raila, amid chants from the crowd.
The emotional crowds offered to swear the premier into office but instead the premier declined. The entry into the town brought business to a standstill.
Five people were shot by police in Kisumu while trying to disperse crowds that were protesting the supreme court ruling.