Raila Throws Party at Special Coast Event

  • Raila Odinga at a party for special needs children at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
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  • Orange Democratic Movement party leader, Raila Odinga threw a party when he toured the Coast. Odinga celebrated his birthday with special needs students at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County. 

    The event which took place on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, came a few days after the AU envoy turned 75 on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

    In photos seen by Kenyans.co.ke, a humungous cake with ODM trademark colour, orange, on the edges and an image of Odinga, was baked for him.

    Raila Odinga cuts cake at
    Raila Odinga cuts cake at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    He took his time to share the cake with the learners at the institution, feeding them after he cut the cake.

    The AU envoy was dressed in African regalia, with leis, given to him upon his arrival, on his neck. He completed his outfit with a Yoruba Aso Oke Hat and a fly whisk.

    The party came a few hours after he met ministers from countries involved in the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport  (LAPSETT) project at the Sarova Whitesands, Mombasa.

    On Tuesday, January 7, Odinga had also celebrated his birthday with his wife Ida Odinga and two of his grandchildren.

    He further posed with a specially baked cake that featured a Kenyan flag, his name and age.

    Odinga shared cake-cutting duties with his grandchildren as netizens took to social media to wish him a happy birthday.

    Kenyans and politicians alike wished his well on his birthday. 

    Raila Odinga shares a joyous moment with special needs children at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    Raila Odinga shares a joyous moment with special needs children at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    Special needs children at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. They joined Raila Odinga in celebrating his birthday
    Special needs children at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. They joined Raila Odinga in celebrating his birthday
    Raila Odinga at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    Raila Odinga (middle) at Sahajanand Special School in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on Tuesday, January 14, 2020