Raila Odinga heckled in Muhoroni as angry residents protest industrial park project
Residents opposed special economic zones project protest over alleged land grabbing.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has faced resistance from a section of Muhoroni residents who are opposed to his project of constructing an industrial park in the area.
Trouble began when the former premier asked locals to allow the construction of the park on their land arguing it was more important and profitable than practicing small scale farming.
Raila toured the area on Monday, May 13, morning, to vouch for the project only to face resistance rowdy youth carrying placards accusing him of colluding with the government to take their land away.
The incident prompted the security team to step in and calm the situation living the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader in dilemma and embarrassed.
“Why are you embarrassing me? I am bringing development yet you are not keen on the projects that will benefit you,”