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I will shake hands with my opponents if I lose or win - Raila
3 days ago
I will shake hands with my opponents if I lose or win – Raila

ODM Raila Odinga has committed to ensuring the continuity of the handshake doctrine should he win or lose the Tuesday elections.

Speaking at Azimio's final rally in Kasarani, the presidential hopeful stated that he will embrace his rivals should he win or lose.

Raila posited that peace and tranquillity should prevail regardless of the outcome of the presidential contest. He also paid homage to President Uhuru Kenyatta for burying the hatchet and hammering a political truce with him in 2018 after the hotly contested 2017 elections.

"I want to assure Kenyans that I will continue with this handshake doctrine for the sake of Kenya. I will shake the hand if I win and I will shake the hand if I don’t and I will do it because I love Kenya more than I love Raila Odinga," he said.

The Azimio-One Kenya presidential flagbearer asked his supporters to turn out in their numbers during next week's elections to cast their votes.

"The battle is hardest when victory is nearest. Get ready my dear Kenyans and keep the spirit of a luta continua. Next Tuesday all Azimio followers have to be at their polling stations by 6am and cast their votes," he added.