Raila celebrates birthday with Ida, grandkids

By Vincent Kejitan | Tuesday, Jan 7th 2020 at 12:03
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ODM party leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday turned 75 years old and took to social media to thank the Almighty for His blessings this far.

Odinga, who was in the company of his wife Ida and grandchildren also prayed for God’s blessings over the land.

“On this day, I thank God for the gift of life thus far. Wishing greater things to our country and our people,” he wrote.

Kenyans took the opportunity to convey their birthday wishes and we have sampled a few:

Silas Jakakimba: Happy birthday Jakom. You have been true to the cause of bettering humanity, all your Life. To many more, PM.

Hassan Joho: To my Party leader and mentor Rt. Hon. @RailaOdinga, a happy birthday. May the Almighty God give you long life and wisdom to continue leading the democratization of our Nation.

Charles Mark: Happy Birthday Right Hon. @RailaOdinga, A true statesman who continues to sacrifice for the progress of the Nation, Let's Build Bridges for a better Kenya.

Abdihakim Keinan: You have done alot as far as democracy is concerned. You fought the impossible & shaped the Politics of KENYA. We really appreciate your efforts.

Philip Etale: Your Excellency Hon. Dr. Raila Amolo Odinga, you have been a role model and an example of selfless giving to this generation, and we are proud to hold you as someone worthy of emulation. On this day, I just want to say Thank You and Happy Birthday.

Dennis Itumbi: Happy Birthday Baba @RailaOdinga- 75 years is Diamond. Yours is fine diamond, it has been through, handcuffs, a failed Coup, disguised escapes, torture, political losses and wins, stones, Teargas, Power and all that appertains being a diamond! Hope to read your memoirs someday!

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