Yes, Sifuna and Alai clashed during Azimio rally - iVerify Kenya

Yes, Sifuna and Alai clashed during Azimio rally


On July 16, 2022, an address by Azimio presidential running mate Martha Karua was cut short after a fight between Nairobi senatorial candidate Edwin Sifuna and Kileleshwa MCA candidate Robert Alai at an Azimio la Umoja rally in Kawangware, Dagoretti North.

Before they were separated, the two leaders had a physical altercation, prompting their supporters to flee for safety even as Karua called for calm. The enraged MCA candidate, who clashed with the ODM secretary general.

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Verified Jul, 19 2022


ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna and ODM Kileleshwa Ward MCA candidate Robert Alai clash during Azimio’s city rally

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The IVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is True.

To arrive to this conclusion, the IVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We found a video shared on twitter by a social media user that depicted the scuffle between Nairobi Senatorial candidate Edwin Sifuna and MCA Candidate blogger Robert Alai.

We also discovered a video shared on YouTube channel on July 17, 2022 in which Azimio-One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga is heard calling out the two politicians urging them to be calm.

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