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[PHOTOS] Glamour at KICC ahead of Raila's big day

Many parties are represented with some members proudly dressed in their party colours.

In Summary

• As early as 7 am, delegates together with supporters of Azimio started streaming in at KICC to witness Raila Odinga's historic coronation.

• As a normal trend, traders took advantage of the event to sell their products to the public.

Azimio women leaders dance to Azimio anthem “Lero” during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Azimio women leaders dance to Azimio anthem “Lero” during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

It was blended colour affair at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre ahead of the Azimio La Umoja National Delegates Conference today.

As early as 7 am, delegates together with supporters of Azimio started streaming in at KICC to witness Raila Odinga's historic coronation.

Along City Hall way, bands had aligned themselves playing music not only to entertain but also to attract member of the public to KICC.

As a normal trend, traders took advantage of the event to sell their products to the public. From whistles to posters of Raila to ODM and Jubilee scarfs.

Azimio delegates during the National Delegates Conference at KICC March 12, 2022.
Azimio delegates during the National Delegates Conference at KICC March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

Vuvuzelas were also blown outside KICC by supports of the event inside Aberdare Hall where the event is taking place, the chairs are covered in white clothing with navy blue ribbons cutting a across.

The navy blue is the dominant colour of the Azimio La Umoja.

Leading to the podium which will be the main stage is a red carpet which is also laid on the front, where high profile delegates will be seated.

On the podium, three mega screens with blue background, showcasing titles written "Azimio La Umoja" in Orange and Gold.

Azimio la Umoja women leaders Fatuma Gedi, Beatrice Elachi and Gladys Wanga during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Azimio la Umoja women leaders Fatuma Gedi, Beatrice Elachi and Gladys Wanga during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

On the walls across the hall, posters of the Azimio la Umoja had been displayed.

Setting the mood and creating an ambiance for the event, local music was played to entertain the guests as they eagerly waited for the event to kick off.

A section of women supporting Azimio la Umoja  made their way to the podium as they twisted their waist to the music.

Led By Gladys Wanga, Beatrice Elachi the women had dressed in skirts and ankara dresses that had a touch of navy blue symbolisingthey are part of the Azimio movement.

MP Millie Odhiambo arrives at the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
MP Millie Odhiambo arrives at the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

In the hall, many parties were represented with some members proudly dressed in their party colours.

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party members and supporters  were dressed  had a  touch of orange colour in their outfits.

Not left behind, Jubilee Party members came out with their red attires with a touch of white which symbolises the new colours.

Wiper party members were dressed in white t-shirts which had blue and red colours.

United Democratic Movement had red scarfs with the party initials written in yellow.

Those not dressed in party colours either had caps of Azimio or small scarfs in navy blue colours.

Former CAS Wavinya Ndeti and Machakos county senator Agnes Kavindu during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Former CAS Wavinya Ndeti and Machakos county senator Agnes Kavindu during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
An ODM die hard is seen at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
An ODM die hard is seen at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
An ODM die hard is seen at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
An ODM die hard is seen at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Azimio delegates during the National Delegates Conference at KICC March 12, 2022.
Azimio delegates during the National Delegates Conference at KICC March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
A Jubilee fan blow a vuvuzela at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
A Jubilee fan blow a vuvuzela at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Azimio women leaders dance to Azimio anthem “Lero” during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Azimio women leaders dance to Azimio anthem “Lero” during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
A Jubilee fan blow a vuvuzela at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
A Jubilee fan blow a vuvuzela at Nairobi CBD during the Azimio NDC at KICC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
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