Auma Obama slammed over 'gonya gonya' (handout) remarks

Ruth Odinga has slammed former US President Barack Obama’s half-sister Auma over her “handout” remarks.

While referring to Dr Auma’s statement which has also caused sharp reactions on social media Ms Odinga said Auma misled people to “insinuate that Kenyans or Luos are known for handouts.”

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Dr Auma Obama during a televised interview spoke against the practice of “handouts”.

She urged Kenyans to be part of the change and development needed in the country.

She reiterated these sentiments during the launch of the Suti Kuu youth initiative launch where her half-brother Barack Obama was the chief guest.