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Raila Odinga attacked after hosting a Lodwar Family in his office
Raila had hosted the family at his office after meeting them in Lodwar during the past visit. The family has such love for the CORD leader that they named their eldest daughter Ida Odinga- after Raila’s wife.
The family, in respect to CORD and reverence to the CORD leaders wore outfits that matched CORD’s orange hues. The woman was dressed in a two-piece ankara-gown as was the little girl.
Agnes Lokidor Mukono, Raila Odinga, Ida Odinga (jr) and Michael Mukono Ekalale
Their father settled for a charcoal grey suit. With an orange shirt inside.
The family had travelled all the way from Lodwar to the country’s capital to meet Raila according to the information that was shared on Raila’s social media pages.
This was the second time that Raila is hosted a child in his office. A week ago, he was pictured spending time with his granddaughter as she learnt to scribble.
Raila’s latest trend is a mirror of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s fondness of welcoming children to State House and have them see how it looks like- this has not augured well with Jubilee adherents attacking the CORD leader for ‘fake show of affection’ or PR.
The family after meeting the CORD leader, trekked home. Critics argue that the family might not have had enough bus fare
In photos that were later shared after the family met Raila, the couple was spotted trekking from the Central Business District (CBD) to Umoja 1.
Speculations abound that the family might not have had enough fare to take them back to Umoja estate.
On whether the family was indeed from Lodwar, bits of information that we managed to pick online have it that the family did come from Lodwar and was setting camp with Relatives in Umoja before heading back home.
Politicians freely mingling with commoners , many argue, goes a long way in garnering political mileage ahead of the 2017 polls.
It is perceived as a sign of humility and kindness when a high ranking politician mingles freely with members of the public.