The Changed fortunes of Raila Odinga
Right Hon. Raila Odinga’s fortune have taken a complete turn since the handshake took place and the Building Bridges Initiative was negotiated.
Word has it that since the new found bromance between the Head of State and ODM Part leader came into being, the security details of Raila has been beefed up across his homes in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Bondo.
Further to this, it is also believed that the government is about to take over the payment of rent of Raila’s offices at Upper Hill area.
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It is believed that the former Prime Minister enjoys a position in government that somehow it has been impossible to exactly tell which position it is. Word has it that he is on salary and allowances now, something that in the past had been held from him on grounds that he was still in active politics instead of ‘retiring’.
It is said that the President, personally instructed senior security chiefs to ensure that Raila’s welfare was best taken care of.
This continued fortunes for the former Premier has not gone down well with the Deputy President’s (Dr. William Ruto) supporters.
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