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Raila, Uhuru shake hands for the first time since nullification of presidential poll
By Fay Ngina | Updated Sep 22, 2017 at 15:58 EAT
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President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga
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  • President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga shook hands today for the first time since nullification of the August presidential poll
  • This was during  the burial of former Nairobi Mayor Samuel Mbugua, father of former Nairobi Woman Representative Rachael Shebesh

A rare spectacle was witnessed on Friday 22 September when President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga, shared a warm handshake in Kiambu County.

The two political rivals met for the first time at the burial of former Nairobi Mayor Samuel Mbugua, father of former Nairobi Woman Representative Rachael Shebesh, since the nullification of President Uhuru’s re-election by the Supreme Court.

Among the leaders that attended the send-off included Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu, Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja, Kiambu Town MP Jude Njomo, former Nyandarua Governor Waithaka Mwangi and former Nyandarua woman representative Wanjiku Muhia among others.


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