Raila Amolo Odinga is kenyan politician and a former prime minister. He was the second prime minister after former first president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta from 2007 to 2013. He became the prime minister following the grand coalition government of president Mwai Kibaki. In politics, Raila is a strong presidential candidate in the upcoming August general elections.
The 9th Africities Summit is being held in Kisumu and it was yesterday officially opened by the President, Uhuru Kenyatta in the presence of former Prime minister, Raila Odinga who is also the AU envoy for Infrastructure. Latest reports reveal that former Prime Minister Raila Odinga hosted the African Union Chairman, Moussa Faki in their residence in Kisumu.
Yesterday the head of state in presence the former prime minister Raila Odinga officially opened Kisumu to host the 9th Activities Summit According to reports is that Raila Odinga hosted the African Union Chairman Faki Moussa in his home in Kisumu. According to Ida Odinga , Raila wife is that they hosted the AU chairman together with the delegates.
Her name is Rose Ayuya Oyoo. She was born from a humble background in Khwisero subcounty in Kakamega county. She was known to be the mother to former prime minister and presidential aspirant, Raila Odinga's wife, Ida Odinga and hence she is Raila's mother in law.
Fashion is an integral role for any woman and leader in the country. This was evident today when Mama Ida Odinga stepped out for an event looking Dapper with her green outfit. Her outfit standing out from the rest of the crowd when she accompanied Raila Odinga. From the images in Kisumu, several leaders made a fashion statements in the event which was attended by Uhuru, Raila and other international dignitaries.
The former Gichugu Member of Parliament honorable Martha Karua has been named as Azimio running mate candidate by Raila Odinga. Raila announced that Karua was well fit to deputise him in the oncoming general elections in an event that was conducted in the KICC. Sabina Chege has informed that Karua's nomination was not her win as handful of leaders from the Azimia camp sends congratulatory messages to her.
"Kalonzo Musyoka has a choice to make that will define the remainder of his political career. He must either choose to put the interests of the Kamba Nation first & stick in Azimio or choose to listen to his captors in WIPER & lead the people back in to Egypt & back in to isolation.
Raila's wife Ida Odinga was today not seen anywhere around in the event where the Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua was being unveiled as the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya presidential running mate. Even despite having shown support for the candidature of Karua moments after having attended the interview before the selection panel, Ida has decided to miss Karua's historic moments at KICC.
Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition presidential candidates has announced his running mate today.Raila Odinga announced Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua as his running mate before the deadline set by Independent Election And Boundaries. Supporters of Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua have celebrated the announcement. Kenya Kwanza Coalition announced Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua as their preferred running mate.There was celebrations in Nyeri after William Ruto announced Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua as his running mate.Mt Kenya region has the highest registered voters compared with other regions.Kenya Kwanza Coalition and Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition presidential candidates have selected their preferred running mate from Mt Kenya region.
Photo courtesy of Rachel Ruto and Ida Odinga. The online poll shows the most preferred First Lady likely to win the Statehouse race ahead of the August presidential contest. Rachel Ruto and Ida Odinga are the first ladies to Deputy President William Ruto and former prime minister Raila Odinga respectively.
The wife to the former prime minister Raila Odinga, Ida Odinga has forwarded the name of her preffered running mate in Azimo One Kenya Coalition Party for the much awaited August 9 polls. Ida Odinga, while speaking during the 70th anniversary celebrations for Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Association (MYWA) on Thursday, May 12 2022, she requested the coalition pick a female running mate as it would so that the support base for Raila Odinga remains strong.
Ida Odinga, Raila's wife has hinted on her preffered gender who will deputise his husband.Speaking as a chief guest in Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization in Tom Mboya college,Ida lauded Azimio Alliance for considering three females for the running mate position.Ms Odinga has fancied the move of a female deputy since she thinks picking a woman would bloater the political participation of women and strengthen their leadership and influence in politics and public service.Because of the huge numbers of women in the country,she thinks women need to be involved in the critical decision making positions in order to promote gender equality.Ida feels women being involved in bigger position will promote protection to the female gender from violence and other abuses.Martha Karua has led in the polls to deputise Raila and Ida Odinga sentiments will be a big boost in the emphases to lure Raila in picking a female running mate.Ida Odinga has rallied a group of women in joining hands to promote "Sauti ya baba campaign"which will rally a huge women's movement to rally women across the country to vote Mr Odinga as the fifth President of Kenya.Follow me and share the news.
After Azimio La Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga nominated Martha Karua as his running mate in the upcoming elections, Kenyans expressed varied reactions. Here are some of their voices. What are your thoughts on the Raila-Karua ticket? United States vice-president Kamala Harris and Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu have not congratulated Martha Karua on her running mate appointment as claimed.
As the country prepares for the 2022 election, many prominent politicians realize they have been unable to serve the public for the past four years and must return to encourage their supporters to vote again. The majority has its way and the minority its say, they say.
There is no doubt that the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga is loved not only in Kenya but across the globe. He is the current African Union representative for infrastructure and development. Hon Raila Amolo Odinga will be vying for the country's top seat for a fifth time in the fourth coming general elections to be held in August this year.
Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) held its 70th anniversary celebrations at Tom Mboya Labour College in Kisumu. Mrs Ida Odinga, who was the chief guest during the occasion, seconded the idea of making the deputy president a woman as she picked Narc Kenya pioneer Martha Karua, Kitui governor Charity Ngilu and Jubilee's Sabina Chege as the possible Raila running mates.
Thursday was a big day for Maendeleo ya Wanawake whereby they were celebrating their anniversary. This event was led by Ida Odinga and was held at Kisumu. This saw veteran female leaders to attend including former Gichugi MP Martha Karua. In the event, there were chants of Martha Karua after Ida Odinga introduced Karua together with Sabina Chege.
With less than three days left for both Raila and Ruto to choose their running partners, tensions are rising in both camps. While Ruto's Kenya Kwanza is employing internal methods to resolve running mate difficulties, this has not been the case with Azimio. Azimio has been interviewing close to ten leaders at Nairobi Serena Hotel for the past week and is anticipated to choose the best candidate among these ten to be Raila's running mate.
PHOTO: Ida Odinga Shares Photo Of Her Following Closely As Raila Named Karua As His Running Mate. The wife of the Azimio La Umoja coalition party leader Honourable Raila Odinga, Mama Idah Odinga took to her social media pages where she shared a photo of her watching closely as Raila Odinga announced his running mate.
Raila Odinga is among the favourite candidates in the Presidential campaign ahead of the upcoming August elections. Raila Odinga has the backing of various politicians among them been Sabina Chege, Kalonzo Musyoka, Peter Kenneth, Charity Ngilu, Martha Karua, Hasan Joho, Uhuru Kenyatta among others.Raila is expected to choose his running mate soon.