Barely a week after presiding over the fruitful Muranga meeting that brought together political leaders including businessmen from the Mount Kenya region, the ODM party leader Hon Raila Odinga and his handshake Partner president Uhuru Kenyatta are again getting ready for another big cultural event that is aimed at ending the long term political rivalry among the Luos and Kikuyus ahead of the 2022 general election.
According to NATION media reports today, on Saturday, July 31, elders and leaders from the Mount Kenya region and Nyanza regions gathered to preside over a ceremony aimed at making Luos and Kikuyus friends again.
In an interview with the media, Hon Zack Kinuthia, Chief Administrative Secretary for Cultural Heritage and Sports confirmed the occasion, saying that both parties are working together in elevating Mr. Odinga's power.
"To make this succession plan work, we must first create peace and harmony between the Luos and Kikuyus who have been at loggerheads since the Country got its independence.
In order to bring trust between the two factions, elders both from Mr. Odinga and Uhuru's side will have to meet and perform a cleansing ritual. And mark my words, project Raila is unstoppable at this point, "The CAS told the media.
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