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ODM Under Fire After Making a Controversial Tweet on Curfew

by Musa Abdirahman

Raila Odinga-led Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has found itself in trouble with a section of netizens after making a controversial tweet on the ongoing countrywide dusk to dawn curfew.

The Ornge party on Tuesday took to twitter to express its support for the government’s efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

ODM in its post went ahead to condemn police brutality meted on the citizens in the name of enforcing government orders.

The party went ahead to condemn the shooting of a Standard 8 pupil, Yasin Hussein Moyo, who was standing on the balcony of their home in Kiamaiko, Nairobi, at the time the police were trying to enforce the curfew.

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ODM said that the shooting to death of a KCPE candidate Yasin Moyo at their balcony in Kimaiko in Mathare must be condemned by all.

“We support govt’s efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus, we also condemn police brutality m on the citizens in the name of enforcing govt orders. Last evening’s shooting to death of a KCPE candidate Yasin Moyo at their balcony in Kimaiko in Mathare must be condemned by all,” tweeted ODM.

However, this did not go well with a section of Kenyans on Twitter. While reacting on the post, KOT told off the Orange party, arguing that police brutality did not begin yesterday.

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They accused the party of remaining silent when police have been using excessive force on Kenyans for a long time now.

Some accused the party of using millions to print campaign T-Shirts, but failing to donate face masks and sanitizers at the time of need.

Here are some of the reactions.

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