Maandamano Wednesday 12th July 2023 has turned out to be a most destructive demonstration ever witnessed in the country Kenya.
The Azimio Demos were called on by H.E Raila Odinga in order to picket for the expensive life that has been witnessed recently. According to Raila Odinga, the citizens’ cost of living is aired high, and the country has no reason to increase the taxes.
In relation to Maandamano Wednesday 12th July 2023, properties of unknown value have been damaged, including vandalism of roads.
The destruction of public infrastructure has been greatly condemned by the Ministry of Roads and Transport headed by Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen.
“The Ministry of Roads and Transport wishes to condemn acts of vandalism and destruction of public infrastructure – built with taxpayers’ money – committed by supporters of the Azimio Coalition.”
The Ministry of Roads and Transport has also asked the office of the DCI through the IGP to carry out investigations to ensure perpetrators of such heinous acts face the consequences.
The Maandamano Wednesday 12th July 2023 vandalism perpetrators were captured live on CCTV cameras, media. According to Kipchumba Murkomen, such like behaviours should be apprehended and punished.
“As a country, we can not normalise such acts of violence, lawlessness, and vandalism committed on the pretext of exercising political rights.” Reads the statement.
The Ministry has also asked the organisers of Demonstrations to guarantee peaceful demos to avoid losses incurred.
Earlier on, the police had issued a statement suspending all demos in the country. According to the police, Maandamano was not allowed on wednesday since no official request was submitted to any police station across the country.
Maandamano Wednesday 12th July 2023 destructions have been greatly condemned following the loss of lives and destruction of public infrastructure.