NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga has defended himself over his remarks claimed to be hate speech by Jubilee leaders.
Raila says his utterances were taken out of context.
The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) has begun reviewing recordings of remarks made by Raila Odinga during his campaigns in Kajiado county.
Raila’s sentiments has attracted political tension with Jubilee claiming such remarks amounts to nothing less but chaos in the coming polls
The party through its secretary general Raphael Tuju further wants leaders from both political divides to maintain the peace rhetoric during the electioneering period.
However Raila has defended his remarks saying they were taken out of context.
Raila while in Meru County said his government will be all inclusive if elected as the 5th president of Kenya.
Jubilee has on several occasions warned political leaders against spreading propaganda and hate speech with saying the country is not ready for political turmoil as experienced in the 2007/2008 post-election violence.
National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) is now reviewing recordings of remarks made by Raila Odinga during his campaigns in Kajiado County.
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and officers from the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) are backing up detectives from the NCIC in un-coding Raila’s public statement to see if it constituted hate speech, with sufficient evidence to back his criminal prosecution.