On Thursday March 9 2023,at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation in Upper Hill Nairobi, Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition leader Raila Odinga declared the official start of countrywide mass action after the lapse of ultimatum issued to the Kenya Kwanza Government.

This follows Wednesday’s lapse of the 14-day ultimatum the Azimio leader issued to the president William Ruto to expedite the opening of 2022 presidential election servers and address the high cost of living .
 “We have launched a campaign of defiance of peaceful picketing, peaceful protests, boycotts, strikes, disobedience, petitions, sit-ins and peaceful demonstrations. And it begins today and now,” Odinga said.

Azimio also launched the Movement for Defence of Democracy(MDD),an initiative that is against the current regime.
He also signalled a massive rally planned in Nairobi on march 20.
 “After we have done what we have to do, wherever we are in every corner of the country, we shall finally converge in Nairobi. Take note that on March 20, 2023, we have a date with destiny in Nairobi,” Odinga  added.
The Azimio coalition promised to criticize the Kenya kwanza government through countrywide rallies to make sure that kenyans cost of living is moderate.