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November 21, 2018

'Happy birthday my darling wife,' Raila wishes Ida as she turns 65

Cord leader Raila Odinga, Ida and family during her birthday celebration in Karen on Sunday. Photo/COURTESY
Cord leader Raila Odinga, Ida and family during her birthday celebration in Karen on Sunday. Photo/COURTESY

Cord leader Raila Odinga on Sunday wished his wife Ida a happy birthday as she turned 65.

In a heartfelt message posted on his website, Raila said the past 42 years of marriage have been an incredible journey for them as a couple.

"To my darling wife Ida. I want to celebrate you today on your birthday as my wife. May the good Lord fill your day with joy, laughter, love and blessings."

"Here is to 42 more wonderful years together," he said, noting they will be celebrating their anniversary in a few days to come.

Raila, 70, referred to Ida as as "the mother of our children and a strong, inspirational leader to many around this world".

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