Orange Democratic Movement (ODM), party leader has left netizens reduced to tears online when he revealed a series of events that had surrounded him and that of his late mother on Sunday, May 9, on a Mother's Day.
Penning his thoughts on a post from his Twitter page with his mum's photo, Raila narrated a heart touching story of how her mother passed away while he was in still in detention at Nyayo house during Moi's regime.
"My mother passed away while I was in detention. I was formally informed about it two months after her demise. My mother like the millions of others was special and unique." Raila revealed.
Raila further wishes all women a happy mothers day, stating this;
"Just like Mother Earth, they make the world a better place; they love us unconditionally, and oh man they can multi-task. It’s Mother’s Day. I single out single mums today. Happy Mother’s Day!"
Below are netizens reactions on his post above;
"@RailaOdinga ,you had been a gallant warrior in the fight for democracy,good governance and human rights until you relapsed after you embraced Handshake and the attendant BBI.But it is not late. You can still undergo a Damascus moment." A comment read.
"This tweet should have started from; “My mother like the million of others…” end of story.
The rest in my view is unnecessary but I realized you find pleasure when everyone sympathizes with you rather than let Mama sleep well. We’ve read it in your books, political rally etc." A comment read.
"Mother's suffering from HIV and Aids are suffering surprisingly most of them come from your political base (bedroom) as a friend to the government what are you doing to help this mothers.... How does BBI Bill hope to solve the current stallment on releasing this HIV drugs?" A comment read.
"Your Mum was very beautiful Sir. Happy Mothers Day to all the great Mums who hold their families together." A comment read.
"Leave single mothers out of this ... Being single mother is not a disability. We have single mothers for genuine reasons..... Otherwise prostitutes and extortionists masquerading as single mothers doesn't deserve any dedication." A comment read.
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