ODM leader Raila Odinga has embarked on a five-day tour of the United Kingdom.
The former Prime Minister left the country on Sunday, March 13, according to his press secretary Dennis Onsarigo.
In his trip, Raila is expected to hold meetings with top government officials as well as Kenyans living in the country.
Today, Monday, March 14, he is set to hold private meetings ahead of his meeting with the UK Minister of Armed Forces identified as James Heappey on Tuesday, March 15.
On Tuesday, Raila will also attend interviews on various TV stations before holding his final meeting of the day with the UK’s Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Kenya, Theo Clarke.
On Wednesday, March 16, the ODM leader will start his day by meeting the UK Minister for South Asia, North Africa, the United Nations and the Commonwealth at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) Lord Tarif Ahmad.
After the meeting, Raila will give a talk at the Chatham House before travelling to the Emirates Stadium to watch the football match between Arsenal and Liverpool FC.
Raila is an Arsenal fan.
On Thursday, March 17, the former Lang’ata MP will meet the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace and hold a meeting with Kenyans in the UK later on the same day.
Raila was accompanied by eight of his allies who are part of the vast Azimio la Umoja Coalition.
The politicians are; Peter Kenneth (former Gatanga MP), Hassan Joho (Mombasa governor), Charity Ngilu (Kitui governor) and Lee Kinyanjui (Nakuru governor).
Others are Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega governor) James Orengo (Siaya senator), Junet Mohamed (Suna East MP) and Ben Agina (Railas advisor on international affairs and diaspora engagement).
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