Opposition leader RailaOdinga’s daughter Winnie Odinga on Monday, December 5, skipped a meeting with President William Ruto at State House Nairobi.
The president was meeting all the nine East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) MPs who were elected last month.
But on Tuesday, December 6, the last born daughter to Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition party presidential candidate RailaOdingawas a topic of discussion on social media for the better part of the day.
Some netizenstook to twitter to question why Winnie Odinga did not attend President William Ruto’s meeting at State House, Nairobi.
However, in a rejoinder, Winnie Odinga was forced to come out and explain why she did not attend the State House meeting convened by the Head of State.
Raila’s daughter faulted those who were pointing an accusing finger at her for not making it to the State House meeting.
She said she was not available and that she was informed about the meeting on the last day.
“I think people are making a storm out of a teacup. The meeting was at short notice and I was unavailable,” she said.
During the meeting, the Head of State urged the legislators to put aside their political differences and work as a team for the betterment of our country.
“When we talk about trade and investment, there are no political parties; do your best for our country and economy,” the President said.
The president further asked the members to advocate for the peace of the region saying that it is the only way that would bring in more investors hence expanding the interest of the East African member states.
“The economic expansion of the Community is in the best interest of all nations and citizens of East Africa,” the president added.