Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has appealed to opposition leader Raila Odinga to call off Monday’s protests and allow Kenyans to go to work.
The DP – who was speaking in Mombasa – said the protests were not good for business adding that economy has already lost Sh2 billion in Nairobi alone.
“I am urging the Azimio leadership to call off the mayhem and chaos so that Kenyans can go back to work,” the deputy president said in Mombasa where he oversaw the flagship food donation from Ukraine.
He further explained that the government will do whatever it takes to protect the lives of Kenyans and their property and that no lives have been lost so far.
“In the meantime, Kenyans should ignore being incited into violence and destruction of properties. As it is, a number of businesspeople did not open shops due to fear of looters threatening businesses. So far, the country has lost Sh2 billion today from these protests across the country,” he said.