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Photos: Interesting Details of Young Man Who Rode With Raila in His Car Today

ODM Chief Raila Odinga today traversed Kiambu county in his bid to amass supporters ahead of next year's elections.

The former PM's visit to Kiambu comes barely two days after concluding his three-day tour of Mount Kenya East region where he visited Meru, Tharaka Nithi and Embu counties before the Madaraka Day celebrations in the neighboring Kirinyaga county on Wednesday.

In his rallies today, however, Raila was accompanied by a special 22-year-old guest who got the rare privilege to ride on his vehicle and even wave to the crowds.

The young man identified as Gideon Gichuki, had a few weeks ago also gotten the privilege of having Raila as his guest during his birthday on September 4th.

Gichuki is a youth leader from  Githunguri, Kiambu County and also a project management student at Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).

He had stated that he was surprised when the former prime minister honoured his invitation, which he had sent in jest.

 “I attempted to get the ODM leader’s number and a friend showed me how to get it online. I started chatting with the former PM and to my surprise, he responded courteously and we have been chatting since then,” said Gichuki.

He now boasts of having the singular honor of riding in Raila's personal vehicle on top of having him in his birthday party.

During the visit, Raila delivered x-ray machine to Kigumo Hospital and said government should invest properly in healthcare and promised full roll-out of Universal Health Care (UHC) should he win next year's presidential election.

He also promised Ksh6000 social welfare fund for jobless Kenyans and said the fund will help Kenyans to live a descent live.

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Gideon Gichuki Kenya Institute Kiambu ODM Raila Odinga

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