Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has today, Friday, September 16 met with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
In an update on his Facebook page, the DP put up a post indicating that they met in Mombasa.
Raila was in Mombasa for newly-elected Governor Abdulswamad Nassir’s swearing-in ceremony which took place on Thursday, September 15.
On the other hand, Gachagua was attending the Council of Governors (CoG) induction.
“We have tremendous respect for our senior citizens. I was delighted this morning to have a tete a tete with our senior citizen former Prime Minister Rt Hon Raila Amolo Odinga in Mombasa,” the DP wrote.
Wanjiku Njoroge: Indeed he deserves respect and honor and this was a great thought within your wisdom. As far as i am informed, he has so much to offer to this country of ours. Kudos.
Alex Kamau: The political Season ended on August 9th. This is a wise move Your Excellency. Political Noise works against the country’s development. For us to Prosper and feed the nation we need everyone on Board.
Shiloh Gathechah: This is awesome sir,I was waiting for this kind of conversation, I’m now in love with you RG, may God bless you mighty.
Ojangole Willy: That’s we want as region of east Africa we put politics aside we are admire politics of kenya from Kampala, Uganda.
Elsewhere, Gachagua was praised after publicly attacking former President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The DP hit out at Uhuru when he took to the podium to make his inauguration speech after taking the oath of office.
Gachagua accused Uhuru of messing the country’s economy, adding that the new government have a hard task of reviving the economy.
“The truth of the matter is that we have inherited a dilapidated economy which is almost facing shut down. We have a huge task to liberate this country and bring it back to where Mwai Kibaki left it,” he said.
He also claimed that Uhuru’s administration operated on intimidations, threats and surveillance of government officers.
“Today, I want to tell the people of Kenya that you are finally free. Public servants and all people of Kenya you don’t have to fear talking through WhatsApp for fear of being recorded
“I want to give a word on behalf of our President, that you are free to criticise his government without fear of reprisal,” Gachagua added.
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