In light of the foregoing, we examine old photographs of the next two likely first ladies of Kenya, Idah Odinga and Rachel Ruto, in the wake of Tuesday's general elections.
Ida Betty Odinga
Ida Betty Odinga is a businesswoman, activist, and teacher from Kenya. She is married to Raila Odinga, a former Kenyan prime minister. as well as Azimio la Umoja's leader.
At the age of 24, Idah Odinga graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nairobi.
She met Raila Odinga, who would become her husband, while a student at the University of Nairobi. Raila was working for the school's Department of Engineering at the time. The pair wed on September 1, 1973, and they have four kids together. Fidel Odinga, one of their children, passed away in 2015.
Here are some of her tbt photos:
The second lady of Kenya is a Kenyan educator named Rachel Chebet Ruto. She is married to William Ruto, Kenya's acting deputy president. She frequently appeared by her husband's side and played a crucial role in supporting his campaign.
In Kakamega County, Rachel attended Likuyani Primary School. Following that, she went to Butere Girls High School to complete her O and A levels. She had the opportunity to enroll at Kenyatta University to pursue a Bachelor of Education. At the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, she later completed her master's degree in arts in 2011.
View her vintage photos below;
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