Raila cuts short US trip over Kibaki’s state send-off

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Azimio flagbearer Raila Odinga is expected back in the country on Wednesday ahead of the State funeral for the third president of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki.

”Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition flag-bearer Rt Hon Raila Odinga will cut short his ongoing US trip and travel back home on Wednesday ahead of the state burial of the former President Mwai Kibaki,” a statement from the Azimio Press Secretary Dennis Onsarigo read in full.

Read: Raila leaves for the US, here is the itinerary

Mr. Odinga Raila left the country on Friday for a week-long trip to the US where he was expected to meet the US Chamber of Commerce, the US State Department for the National Security Council, and also the Kenyan Diaspora community. The Azimio flagbearer also planned on meeting various technology giants at the Silicon Valley, San Francisco in California.

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