On Aug. 29, 2007, Raila Odinga signed a secret Memorandum of Understanding with Sheikh Abdullahi Abdi, chairman of the National Muslim Leaders Forum of Kenya. In exchange for Muslim support, Odinga agreed, among other things, to:
- Rewrite the national constitution to install shariah as the law in all "Muslim declared regions."
- Elevate Islam as "the only true religion" and give Islamic leaders an "oversight role to monitoractivities of ALL other religions."
- Establish shariah courts in every Kenyan divisional headquarters.
- Ban Christian proselytism.
- Fire the police commissioner for "allow[ing] himself to be used by heathens and Zionists" to oppress Muslims.
- Adopt Islamic dress codes for women.
- Ban alcohol and pork.