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Baba Ni Msee Wa Kanairo, Wale Wengine Ni Wa Kucome – Winnie Odinga

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Raila Odinga’s daughter Winnie Odinga has weighed in on the unending debate of Watu Wa Kanairo and Watu Wa Kucome, pitting her father and other political rivals.

In fluent sheng at the University of Nairobi, Winnie threw a jibe at her father’s political rivals describing him (Raila) as msee wa Kanairo.

“Baba nimeskia watu wakisema eti hauwezi bonga sheng, we’ve been tweeting in sheng na baba huwezi bonga sheng, but yeye ni msee wa Kanairo, ye ni msee wa Nairobi, wale wengine ni wa kucome,” Winnie said to the applause of the audience.

“Hakukuja hapa na gari ya matanga ama gari ya chief… Nairobi iko na wenyewe,” she further stated.

Though she didn’t mention names, it was a clear indication that she sees her father, Raila who has dominated the country’s political arena from the capital Nairobi as the rightful successor to Uhuru Kenyatta.

Winnie feels Raila fits the bill as he truly understands the people’s needs and challenges having been elected to represent a constituency (Langata) within the capital, fought for multi party democracy, steered slum upgrading programs , built major roads while as Minister For roads and public works.

He was also a key player in the promulgation of the new constitution amongst other achievements unlike his challengers who have held the same position miles away from the county’s Capital Nairobi and can’t match not only his work ethic but also political supremacy nationally.

Raila’s challengers have equally held big political positions albeit miles away from the country’s Capital Nairobi.

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Political Journeys Of Raila’s Competitors

William Ruto – Became MP for Eldoret North Constituency in 1997 to 2013. Has served as an Assistant Minister For Home Affairs and also as Minister For Agriculture. Has held the Deputy President position from 2013 to presently.

Kalonzo Musyoka-Has been MP for Mwingi from 1992 at the onset of multi-party state to 1997.served as Minister For Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Moi’s government, same position under Kibaki’s government until he was moved to Minister For Environment amongst other positions.

Mukhisa Kituyi – Held the MP position for Kimilili Constituency from 1992 to 2002, served in several capacities in government including as Minister For Trade and Industrialization.

Musalia Mudavadi – Became Mp for Sabatia in 1989 following the death of his father Moses Mudavadi, retained the seat in 1992 and 1997 elections. Holds the record as the shortest serving Deputy President in Moi’s government. Also assumed Deputy Prime Minister position in Kibaki /Raila government following the bungled 2007 election.

Gideon Moi – Was one term MP for Baringo central between 2002 to 2007, he serves as the current Senator for Baringo County.

Jimmy Wanjigi – remains as the only presidential contender who has held no political office in the past.

By Steve Osaka

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