Eastern Africa

Kenyatta, Odinga make good on their promise to build inclusive nation

BY OWN CORRESPONDENT

NAIROBI- President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have appointed a committee of 14 advisors to review issues discussed by the two leaders in an effort of bringing lasting peace in Kenya.

Kenyatta met his political National Super Alliance Odinga at Harambee House in Nairobi on the 9th of March.

They expressed a desire to set aside their differences and initiate reforms to ensure prosperity, fairness and dignity for all Kenyans.

The meeting was the first time for the two since their fallout following the hotly contested August 8, 2017, General Election and October 26, 2017, repeat presidential poll that Odinga boycotted.

On Sunday, the two leaders announced the committee led by ambassadors Martin Kimani and Paul Mwangi.

Senators Amos Wako (Busia) and Yusuf Haji (Garissa) are some of the notable names included in the list signed by Ambassador Martin Kimani, who co-chairs the Building Bridges Initiative with Ambassador Paul Mwangi.

The other leaders in the 14-member committee are Dr Adams Oloo, Ms Agnes Kavindu, Ms Florence Omose, Prof Saeed Mwanguni, Mzee James Matundura, Major (rtd) John Seii, Bishop Lawi Imathiu, Ms Maison Leshomo, Mr Morompo ole Ronkai, Bishop Peter Njenga, Ms Rose Moseu and Zecheus Okoth.

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