Raila to meet IT experts in America
Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga is set to meet entrepreneurs in the IT and technology space in his 5-day visit to the United States that will kick off on Friday, April 22.
According to Raila Presidential Campaign Spokesperson Makau Mutua, Odinga will chair meetings in San Francisco that promote business partnerships and investment in Kenya in IT and technology.
"The Rt Hon Raila Odinga and his entourage will hold meetings with senior US government officials, senior members of the United States Congress, and key African-African leaders," Mutua said in a statement.
At the same time, the ODM leader will also meet Kenyans living in the US and explain to them his campaign agenda.
"Mr. Odinga will take the Azimio message of an inclusive, democractic, and caring society that animates his campaign. That message of hope and opportunity for all Kenyans lies at the center of the US visit," Mutua stated.
He added: "A father of the 2010 constitution, Mr Odinga will take the opportunity of the visit to outline his vision for Kenya, underline the importance of the strategic and historic US/Kenya relationship and the vital interests that the two counties share in the region."
Raila will be accompanied by Governors Wycliffe Oparanya, Ndiritu Muriithi, and James Ongwae, Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua, former head of the civil service Dr Sally Kosgei, Sen Moses Kajwang, MP Robert Mbui, Campaign Spokesperson Prof Makau Mutua, former Kenya Ambassador to the US Elkanah Odembo, and several members of the Campaign Secretariat.