Barely Months after a famous road in Kileleshwa was renamed to Francis Atwoli road,another famous way has changed it's name. The famous Nairobi's Mbagathi way will now be known as the Raila Odinga Way. Already the sign is in place. Kenyans around the internet have expressed some interesting views after the famous renaming.
The country woke up to photos of Mbagathi Way in Nairobi, which has now been renamed to Raila Odinga Way, after Nairobi county Members of County Assemby (MCA) passed a motion allowing the change. The road will however be closed down starting tomorrow, according to a communique by the Kenya National Highways Authority (KENHA).
Nowadays, train accidents have been happening more frequently in Kenya and the cause has not yet been established. Picture Courtesy. Image from the scene. A few days ago, a train derailed on Mbagathi Way and caused a massive traffic jam on the road despite the fact that nobody was injured.
A photograph doing rounds via social media depicted that the new sign post of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader, Raila Odinga was defaced by being repainted yellow. The Nairobi County renamed Mbagathi Way after the former Premier on Thursday, November 4. Addressing Kenyans.co.ke, Nairobi County Communication Director, Jacob Elkana clarified that the photograph taking note of that it is doctored and a failed endeavor for Raila's rivals to defame him.
Today in the morning Kenyans woke up to a new development, Mbagathi Way in Nairobi was renamed. It is now known as Raila Odinga Way. For a very long time, despite the fact that the ODM party leader has been in government for many years, no single road in Nairobi was named after him.
It is now official the name Mbagathi Way ceases to exist and now the road connecting Ngong road to Lang’ata road will be called Raila Odinga Way. Signage of Raila Odinga Way, formerly Mbagathi Way. Nairobi county assembly sanctioned the motion to rename the road after the former Prime Minister and one of the heroes of second liberation.
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) is a political party that has been into existence for more than one decade. The party is under the leadership of the former Prime Minister Hon Raila Amollo Odinga. According to the news reaching our news desk, it's stated that one of the city road in Nairobi has been renamed to Raila Odinga way.
This morning Kenyans woke up on news that Mbagathi Way had been renamed to Raila Odinga Way in honour of what Raila has rendered in and outside this country. A road sign carrying the name of the Orange Democratic Movement Party leader was set up following a motion passed in the County Assembly of Nairobi asking to rename the busy Highway after Raila Odinga.
It was today where Kenyans come into surprise by meeting the news of How the Mbagathi High way has been renamed after former prime minister, Raila Amollo Odinga. This news has shocked many since it was not expected at first. However, this is not something new to us after the handshake between Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta.
Today on 5th November, we have woke up to some surprising and also shocking news from Nairobi. This news are about the renaming of Mbagathi way, which was one of the most controversial discussions in October. According to Mpasho. Com, the road has been already be renamed to Raila Odinga way, however what has raised most questions is the reasons why the exercise was done at late night when people were asleep.
Major city road Mbagathi Way has officially been renamed Raila Odinga Way after a motion to do so was ratified by the Nairobi County Assembly. The new signage was reportedly erected on the busy highway on Thursday night, following an October motion sponsored by Makongeni MCA Peter Imwatok who sought to rename the road after the former Prime Minister.
Mbagathi road has finally been renamed to Raila Odinga way after MCAs opted for that. Mbagathi road was renamed after the former Prime Minister yesterday night, a move to celebrate him for being a democratic and consummate politician. As seen in the photo below, the signpost has one of its side written Raila Odinga Way, taking after the Mbagathi Way.
Kenyan road users in the capital city wake up today to a new Road named after the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Previously known as Mbagathi way, It has been renamed to Raila Odinga Way to honor the man who commissioned it's construction 16 years ago while the Minister for roads.
ODM leader Raila Odinga has been the most honoured and respectd leader after the Nairobi County government renamed Mbagathi Way after his name. The act of renaming just comes after the County Assembly of Nairobi County in early October passed a motion to rename the road after the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
A major Nairobi Road will be renamed after Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga should a motion passed by the Nairobi County Assembly be ratified. On Wednesday, October 13, the Nairobi County Assembly approved a motion sponsored by Makongeni MCA, Peter Imwatok, to rename Mbagathi Way after Raila Odinga.
Nairobi’s Mbagathi Way has finally been renamed after former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. This comes less than a month after a motion to make the name change was approved by Nairobi County Assembly. The motion to rename the road was sponsored by Makongeni MCA Peter Imwatok, and it received wide support among other members of the county assembly.
Nairobi's Mbagathi Way was on Thursday night, 4th November 2021, renamed in honour of Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. (Photo, Courtesy) The move to rename the road came after the Nairobi County MCAs passed the motion initiated by the Minority Whip before the house.
If a motion passed by the Nairobi County Assembly is ratified, a popular Nairobi road known as Mbagathi Way will be renamed after Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga. On Wednesday, October 13, the Nairobi County Assembly approved a resolution proposed by Makongeni MCA Peter Imwatok to rename Mbagathi Way after Raila Odinga.
On Wednesday, October 13, the Nairobi County Assembly approved a motion sponsored sponsored by the MCA of Makongeni County, Peter Imwatok , to rename the Nairobi Mbagathi road after Raila Odinga. (Peter Imwatok talking in an interview) Peter had lobbied his colleagues in the Nairobi County Assembly to pass the motion.
Nairobi county Assembly has passed a motion to have a road named after the former premier Raila Odinga. On Wednesday, October 13, the Nairobi County Assembly approved a motion sponsored by Makongeni MCA, Peter Imwatok, to rename Mbagathi Way after Raila Odinga. According to Inwatok, Odinga deserves the recognition for the impacts he has brought in the country.