This is the moment police fired tear gas at a rally for Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga. The country may have just inaugurated Uhuru Kenyatta as President but political divisions run deep. Kenyatta was sworn at a sport stadium earlier on Tuesday before 60,000 cheering supporters.>> I, Uhuru Kenyatta.
>> Odinga had planned a prayer meeting to remember the 70 opposition supporters killed in the election period>> But witnesses say the event was cancelled after it was blocked by police.
ss than an hour after Tuesday's swearing in and moments before the teargas began to fly, Odinga said he would soon be Kenya's president, claiming he could use the constitution and the power of the people to overturn the results.
>> On December the 12th, we shall hold a People's Assembly that will swear me into office.>>
Tear gas also fired in Nairobi neighborhoods two hours before the inauguration was to take place. An apparent attempt to prevent opposition supporters from taking to the streets. Those attempts appear to have failed.>>
Odinga moved his rally to a road in the Nairobi suburb of Eastlands.
Inside the crowded stadium, Kenyatta said he would devote his energy to building bridges. But the violence outside the stadium suggests the political and social gulf remains wide.>> Raise the right hand up.