Recent survey by Mizani Africa reveals that 59 per cent of Kenyans are against the ongoing Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition anti-government demonstrations in the country.
According to the polls by Mizani, 37 per cent of the respondents support the demonstrations which are being spearheaded by opposition leader Raila Odinga and his allies.
Moreover, the survey carried out between March 6 and 10 stipulates that 4 per cent of the respondents have no interest in the protests.
According to the survey analysis, 92 per cent of the respondents from Mount Kenya region do not support the anti-government protests followed by Rift valley at 86 per cent.
“Nyanza region is leading in its support for the anti-government protests at 72 per cent followed by Western region at 55 per cent and Coast at 50 per cent. Only 6 per cent of Mt Kenya respondents are for the protests,” Mizani Africa Chief Executive Officer Haron Kiriba stated.
Likewise, the pollster revealed that only 12 per cent of Rift Valley residents support the protests.
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Furthermore, 35 per cent of Nairobi residents are in support of the Odinga-led demonstrations against 61 per cent who are against it.
In addition, 46 per cent of respondents think the country is heading in the right direction while 34 per cent are convinced the country is headed in: the wrong direction.
75% of respondents in the survey named the issuance of the Hustler Fund by President William Ruto’s administration as one of the reasons they believe the country is headed in the right direction.
82 per cent of respondents stated that the high cost of living was the main reason they thought the country was headed in the wrong direction.
Nonetheless, Azimio leader Raila Odinga on March 14, announced an unofficial ‘public holiday’ on Monday, March 20 during which his supporters plan to stage a major demonstration in Nairobi.
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