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Raila leaves Kenya for US

Raila left for a one-week long visit to the US in the company of his entourage.

In Summary

•Raila left for a One-week long visit to the US in the company of his entourage.

•The ODM party said Raila left the country shortly past noon.

ODM leader Raila Odinga at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Shortly before leaving the country on Friday, April 22, 2022.
ODM leader Raila Odinga at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Shortly before leaving the country on Friday, April 22, 2022.
Image: ODM Party TWITTER

ODM leader Raila Odinga has this Friday left Kenya for the United States of America.

Raila left for a one-week long visit to the US in the company of his entourage.

The ODM party said Raila left the country shortly past noon for Washington DC.

"Party leader Raila Odinga this afternoon departed for the US for a one-week official visit. We wish our Party Leader and his entourage safe skies," the ODM party tweeted.

His departure from the country came shortly after he unveiled the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance lineup in Nairobi.

Raila is expected to have meetings with the US Chamber of Commerce, the US State Department for the National Security Council and also the Kenyan Diaspora community.

He is also planning on meeting various technology giants at Silicon Valley, San Francisco with a vision to promote IT and technology relations between the two states.

“Raila will outline his vision for Kenya, underline the importance of the strategic and historic US/Kenya relationship and the vital interests that the two counties share in the region,” The Azimio spokesperson Makau Mutua said during a Wednesday Press release.

He has been accompanied by Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua, governors Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega), Ndiritu Muriithi (Laikipia) and James Ongwae (Kisii).

Also in the entourage are former Kenyan Envoy to US Elkanah Odembo, Homabay County Senator Moses Kajwang' and Kathiani MP Robert Mbui.

Mutua and the former head of Public Service Sally Kosgey are also in the trip.

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