Raila Odinga in a past event in Nyeri( photo courtesy: Facebook)
Council of elders plays a major role in guiding communities especially in time of difficulties. They offer counsel to elected leaders and senior community professionals. Kikuyu and Luo council of elders majorly dictates who will lead the community as spokesperson.
Today the former prime minister Raila Odinga will grace a joint event of Kikuyu and Luo council of elders. This historic event is taking place at Kabiruini showgrounds in Nyeri county. Kikuyu council of elders are drawn from all counties of Mount Kenya region.
The former prime minister Raila Odinga was warmly welcomed on his arrival by elected leaders from the region. Local leaders and supporters of handshake warmly welcomed the handshake partner.
The ODM party leader will camp in the county for a two-day political tour. He will meet Nyeri county youths and also address mega rallies in the county. He is expected to popularize his Azimio La Umoja manifesto in the county.
Several leaders from Jubilee and ODM party were present to receive the former prime minister. The leaders includes Kieni legislator Kanini Kega, Nyeri Town legislator Kimani Wambugu, former Dagoretti North legislator Dennis waweru, nominated legislator Maina Kamanda, Siaya senator James Orengo, Hon. Samuel Atandi and Homabay women representative Gladys Wanga.
Nyeri county leaders are also well represented in the meeting. Nyeri senator Maina and deputy governor Carolina Karugu are present. Renonwed lawyer Paul Mwangi, Ndaragwa legislator Jeremiah Kioni, Ugunja legislator Opiyo Wandanyi and former Gatanga legislator Peter Kenneth are among the attendees.
The video of his arrival was aired live on Ragira official Facebook page. The event is aired live on Raila Facebook page. Below is the link.
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