is expected to visit Nyanza region this week amid anxiety from locals
considering that this is the first official visit to the region since his
famous handshake with NASA leader, Raila Odinga.
political and religious leaders in Nyanza are compiling a wish list to present
to President Uhuru Kenyatta, who will tour the region on Thursday.
the Luos intend to ask from Uhuru, through his ‘brother’ Raila Odinga include
revival of the region’s ailing sugar factories and clearing the water hyacinth
from Lake Victoria.
list will be handed to Raila who will in turn pass it over to Uhuru.
leaders, the region’s former major economic boosters – Muhoroni and Miwani
sugar factories, now in receivership – need a breath of life from the President.
closure is a blow to more than 500,000 residents who depended on them for
economic and social survival” said MP Onyango Koyoo (Muhoroni).
Raila assured residents that his unity with Uhuru
meant well for the people of Nyanza and Kenya and asked the leaders to keep
calm and reap the benefits of the handshake unity.
see a lot of good things happen in almost all sectors.”
your support,’’ Raila said, urging Nyanza residents to turn out in large
numbers to welcome his “brother”.
The Kenyan DAILY POST