Deputy President William Ruto was in the company of Odinga as they waited for the Head of State at Kisumu International Airport.

This becomes the first visit to the county since the famous handshake between Kenyatta and Odinga.

Uhuru to launch Universal Health Care (UHC)

Kenyatta is set to presided over the ground breaking ceremony of the Ahero interchange and later made brief stopovers at Ahero and Nyamira.

The President will officially launch the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) pilot phase at Mamboleo Showground.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga in Kisumu (PSCU)
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga in Kisumu (PSCU)

The project incorporates four programmes that are set to run on a six month period.

The pilot project is reported to have cost the government Sh3.9 billion.

Other counties expected to have a similar initiative are Nyeri, Isiolo and Machakos counties