The Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Coalition has written to Nairobi’s National Police Service to inform them of Monday’s protest.
The letter, dated March 17, 2023, was addressed to the Officer Commanding Station, Central Police Station Nairobi.
“We hereby notify you that on Monday, March 20, 2023, we will hold a procession within the Nairobi metropolitan area,” said the letter.
“Could you please provide us with security for the same?”
The letter was signed by Wycliffe Oparanya, the chairman of the Azimio Executive Council and the deputy party leader of the ODM.
Azimio has assured the Kenya Kwanza government that the planned mass action will be peaceful.
Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has affirmed that all protests by the opposition outfit to denounce government excesses and non delivery of campaign promises will not involve acts of lawlessness.
Kalonzo assured the public that their picketing will be conducted in accordance with the law.
Even so, Embakasi East MP Babu Owino said he would rally university students to join the demos but said he could not promise that the mass action would be peaceful.
“I can only promise that there will be demonstrations but I can’t promise whether they will be peaceful or not,” he said.