On Saturday, EALA MP and Raila Odinga's elder brother Oburu Odinga alongside Siaya Senator James Orengo and Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo attended the installation of Kinyua Mwangi as the new Patron of the Kikuyu Council of Elders.
The event took place in Kieni Constituency in Nyeri County, and according to Wachira Kiago who is the Kikuyu Council of elders national Chairman, the event is made to foster unity of the region ahead of the elections.
The trio arrived in a private chopper registration number 5Y HSN, which according to a past publication by the Standard is owned by the former Cabinet Secretary of Finance and long serving member of parliament for Nyaribari Chache Constituency late Simon Nyachae.
The chopper is chopper is licensed under the Aircraft Leasing services and is managed by his family.
Nyachae died in February this year.
According to Captain Thomas Samoei who spoke with the Standard, a chopper like 5Y HSN consumes fuel worth at least Sh30,000 an hour, and a parking fee of Sh10,000 a night at Wilson Airport in Nairobi.
An helicopters license ranges from Sh 8-10 million based on the experience of the pilot in charge.
Content created and supplied by: @Milly (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More