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Raila Odinga’s Swollen Face During Uhuru Visit Explained

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga PHOTO/COURTESY

Kenyans on social media have raised concerns over Azimio la Umoja flag bearer Raila Odinga’s health after President Uhuru Kenyatta’s recent visit.

During the visit, the ODM leader had a swollen face and even tried to cover it with a mask.

However, more photos from the meeting showed that Raila had his upper lip swollen, part of his cheeks and eyes.

The photos sparked mixed reactions online forcing those close to the former Prime Minister to issue a statement on the same.

According to sources who spoke to NTV, Raila suffered the injuries after falling off a treadmill.

Uhuru recently visited Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance flag bearer Raila Odinga and his family.

The former Prime Minister was Uhuru’s preferred presidential candidate in the August 9 General Elections.

The outgoing Head of State visited Raila on Wednesday evening, September 7 at his home in Karen.

Uhuru was accompanied by his son, Jomo.
Other leaders present in the meeting include Siaya Governor James Orengo, lawyer Paul Mwangi and Professor Makau Mutua.

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Raila’s brother, Siaya Senator Oburu Odinga was also in attendance.


President Uhuru Kenyatta and son Jomo visits Raila Odinga’s Karen Home PHOTO/COURTESY

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