Honorable Raila Odinga is one of the top politicians in the country who has managed to have a successful political career over the years. This is despite the fact that he has not been able to become the president of the republic of Kenya. His role in the opposition has been realized as he was on the forefront of championing for new constitution, democracy among others.
Today, we are going to look at some of the politicians who have worked with Raila in the previous years and months and are holding powerful positions in the Kenya Kwanza government.
1. Moses Wetang'ula.
He is the current speaker of the national assembly.
2. Musalia Mudavadi.
Worked with Raila in Nasa and in the former government of the late president Mwai Kibaki. He was recently appointed the prime candidate secretary.
3. Amason Kingi.
He is the speaker of the senate. He was one of Raila's allies from the coastal parts of Kenya. He dumped Raila prior to August polls and joined Kenya Kwanza Alliance.
4. Eliud Owalo.
He was appointed by President William Ruto as the cabinet secretary for ICT.
5. Ababu Namwamba.
He was once the secretary general of ODM party. He was appointed the cabinet secretary for sports and arts.
6. Aden Duale.
He is one of the pioneer leaders in ODM party. He now the cabinet secretary appointee for defense.
7. Aisha Jumwa.
Just like her other colleagues, Jumwa also left honorable Raila and joined UDA party to support William Ruto. She also landed a role as a cabinet secretary for public service.
8. Alfred Mutua.
He defected from Azimio led by honorable Raila. He was appointed cabinet secretary for foreign affairs.
9. William Samoei Ruto.
Many might not have an idea but President William Ruto once worked with Raila in ODM party. They later parted ways and he is now holding a powerful position in the Kenya Kwanza government.
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