Prominent Nairobi business lady Agnes Kagure has described the warm reception accorded to ODM leader Raila Odinga in Murang’a County as a sign that the country’s politics was maturing.
Kagure said Raila was treated very well in Murang’a painted a great image that all political leaders can visit all corners of the country regardless of their political inclinations.
“We are finally realizing a Kenya where all political leaders can comfortably visit all corners of the country regardless of their political inclinations or stands,’’ she said.
Kagure urged Raila to continue in his tours of the country saying many more counties are waiting to give him a warm welcome.
Former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth was cheered when he asked Raila Odinga to spend more time in Mt Kenya saying the resident are happy with his support to President Uhuru.
Kenneth who is the former area MP told Raila that he was free to visit the Mt Kenya region and spend time with the people and ask for their votes.
He said when in 2002 Raila declared the famous Kibaki (retired President Mwai Kibaki) Tosha, the people of the region declared him as a hero and are now ready to return the favour.
Among the leaders present were five governors led by Mwangi wa Iria (Muranga), James Nyoro (Kiambu), Ndiritu Muriithi (Laikipia) Alfred Mutua (Machakos) and James Ongwae (Kisii), Anne Waiguru (Kirinyaga), James Ongwae (Kisii), Anyang’ Nyongo, several MPs were also present from across the country as well as MCAs.
Raila was attending an event where musicians across the music industry have come together to appreciate and celebrate efforts that have been made by President Uhuru in supporting local talents.
Key among them is the elimination of taxes on Skiza tunes is one of the joys expressed by the Kenyan musicians saying it has resulted to additional disposable income.
He was representing Uhuru who is currently in the United Kingdom on official duties.