Raila Odinga’s bodyguard was forced to work with speed to pass a bunch of ‘Miraa’ which was handed to Raila Odinga who is currently in the region for a vote hunting mission. Miraa which is one of the main cash crops in the region has continued to face major challenges in the area after the ban was imposed by the Somali government.
Raila Receiving Miraa from one of the Locals
Raila brought the region to a standstill with area residents singing along to the songs being broadcasted live. While speaking to the resident Raila assured them that the miraa issue is a close matter to his heart and that once he assumes power he will bring a lasting solution.
Thousands thronged the streets of Lari to listen to the ODM leader who is keen on clinching the top seat in the region. Several leaders present endorsed his candidature.
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