Kenya's president, opposition leader pledge to heal divisions
Raila Odinga told national television 'it is time to resolve our differences,' as the 2 politicians made their first public appearance together since the 25 October repeat presidential election last year.
NAIROBI - Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta called opposition leader Raila Odinga “his brother” on Friday and promised “we will begin a process of bringing our people together” after last year’s contentious elections.
Odinga told national television “it is time to resolve our differences,” as the two politicians made their first public appearance together since the 25 October repeat presidential election last year.
Had the great pleasure of welcoming my brother @RailaOdinga to Harambee House where we had the opportunity for extensive discussions on matters Kenya. We have come to a common understanding, an understanding that this country of Kenya is greater than any one individual. pic.twitter.com/q7KLg798cO— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) March 9, 2018
Had the pleasure of meeting my brother @UKenyatta for discussions on issues afflicting Kenya. We have resolved that the future our nation is more important than any sole individual pic.twitter.com/l9Knre4TBS— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) March 9, 2018
Meeting Uhuru Kenyatta at Harambee House. https://t.co/iaJphU9Ire— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) March 9, 2018