When Raila was detained back in 1980's under Moi's regime, he went through alot of challenges while in prison which are untold of.He was detained in Manyani Prison where he met this Prison guard, Mzee John Mwavuda who helped him smuggle letters to his loved ones including Raila's family members
He Was Kind Enough To Smuggle In Pieces Of Toilet Paper That I Would Then Use To Write Letters~Raila
Raila Amolo Odinga is a Kenyan politician who served as the Prime Minister of Kenya from 2008 to 2013.He has been the Leader of Opposition in Kenya since 2013.He was the Member of Parliament for Langata from 1992 to 2013.
ODM party leader Raila Odinga met Mzee John Mwavuda, his prison guard during his detention period at Manyani maximum prison in Mbololo, Taita Taveta County.
As Raila Odinga is making rounds around the coastal region to popularise BBI initiative, he had the opportunity to meet his former prison warden whom they became friends when he was an inmate in Shimo La Tewa prison.
The former prime minister has today visited Mzee John Mwavuda in Mbololo.This was a man who was his prison guard during his detention days in Manyani maximum prison.
John Mwavuda and Raila Odinga Mzee John Mwavuda was a prison officer at Shimo La Tewa prison during the period when Raila Odinga was an inmate in the facility.Mwavuda is from Taita Taveta and a close ally to the ODM party leader Raila Odinga.