The Star (Nairobi)

10 December 2012

Kenya: Raila Takes His Campaign to Mudavadi's Vihiga Backyard

PRIME Minister Raila Odinga has challenged his opponents in the Jubilee alliance to be ready to surrender to Kenyans all stolen property. Speaking at several stopovers when he visited UDF leader Musalia Mudavadi's Vihiga county yesterday, the premier challenged alliance members to read the Bible and understand the meaning of Jubilee.

He pointed out that according to the Bible, Jubilee means setting free of slaves as well as return of all stolen property to the right owners.

Accompanied by his wife Idah Odinga and Cord members Johnston Muthama, James Orengo, Wycliffe Oparanya, Wavinya Ndeti, Otieno Kajwang', Philip Kaloki, Pollyns Ochieng', Alfred Khangati, Mutua Katuku, Fred Outa, Ben Ombima, host MP Wilbur Otichilo and former Kibwezi MP Kalembe Ndile among other guests, the premier exuded confidence Cord will win the election. "Under the cord umbrella, we have no doubt whatsoever of winning the next elections, Odinga said. He said that like Moses, he is ready to deliver the Kenyan people to the promised land of Cannan.

The PMs entourage that began with a church service at Kima Church of God in Emuhaya constituency had stopovers at Ekero, Lwanda, Essaba, Eshibuye, Chavakali before holding a major rally at Hamisi grounds. The premier welcomed two UDF civic leaders in Vihiga constituency to his ODM party.

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