West Pokot senator and ODM’s Raila Odinga. Photo; Facebook.
The ODM leader who has been at the forefront agitating for the BBI report took the reggae gospel to West Pokot County on 3rd November 2020. This was a day after the Naivasha retreat, which saw the document receive support from several parliament members present.
On his official Twitter account, the opposition leader and handshake partner said that he joined the congregation oat Dini ya Roho in marking their 8th birthday.
In the president’s company, the convened parliament retreat members aimed to lure the legislators into supporting the BBI.
The visit to West Pokot comes just a day after the West Pokot leaders declared their sup[prt for the document. Lead by the West Pokot governor. The leaders retaliated that they had taken time to read the report, and they are convinced it is worth their support.
The leaders urged the BBI steering committee to ensure that the report is translated into local languages. They said this would ensure that everybody reads the report before deciding to support or oppose it.
Elsewhere the north Easter legislators led y the former majority leader have said that they can only support the document if some changes are effected. The legislators said that they don’t find anything about pastoralists in the report.
The leaders who addressin a press conference said they raise their issues to the president and his handshake partner Raila Odinga
Raila’s tour to West Pokot comes when the deputy president has called off his rallies because of the surge in coronavirus cases.
Will the reggae rallies goon despite the current state of COVID-19 in the country?