NASA Presidential candidate Raila Odinga. /Courtesy

The much awaited date of December 12 was fast approaching, millions of NASA supporters were keen on the next direction of their camp’s leader Raila Odinga after he would be declared People’s President by oath.

Probably after his swearing in, they would be convinced the Kenyan Canaan was at hand. Baba had spoken, firmly telling critics that all that mattered was his oath of office.

He perfectly said  he was not a coward few days after Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory was upheld by the Supreme Court last month. But, the run got twisted too soon.

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Worthwhile, the hopes sustained after a heartless politicking season were dashed-in a much unexpected NASA press release on Sunday evening.

NASA co-principal Musalia Mudavadi  made a critical announcement at their Okoa Kenya offices.

He pronounced; “Following internal consultations NASA advises the NASA fraternity that the swearing in of Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka has been postponed.”

Flanked by Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula and Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, the ANC leader however said the Opposition will announce a new date for the swearing-in and launch of the People’s Assembly later.

The announcement has fatigued supporters of Raila Odinga and the NASA side, basing on the responses published online by furious netizens.

On Twitter, users expressed their disappointment with the decision, some questioning the strategic nature of the Opposition leadership.

NASA leader Raila Odinga. /Courtesy

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Take a look at the following feedback from Kenyans on Twitter:

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The Opposition nonetheless sought to clarify that the event was merely postponed.

“Postponed not cancelled,” NASA wrote on its Twitter page.

/Hivisasa