Raila departs for South Africa hours after meeting Moi

He has been accompanied by his Wife Ida Odinga

The two are set to attend the funeral ceremony of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Mandela.

‘H.E Raila Odinga and Mama departing for Johannesburg South Africa where they shall be attending the funeral of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Mandela” reads a tweet from Raila Odinga.

On Thursday, Odinga met with Moi at his Kabarak home, in company of Baringo Senator Hon Gideon Moi, Nick Salat, Geoge Khaniri and Abduslwamad Sharrif Nassir

The meeting was part of the many dialogues Mr Odinga has been holding with various leaders in the past few weeks.

Though the details of the meeting are still scanty, his party divulged that the two leaders consulted on the current state of political affairs in the Nation.

Winnie Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, wife to former President Nelson Mandela died on April 2, aged 81.

The news of her death came less than three months after she was rushed to hospital in Johannesburg, with a kidney infection.

Long illness

In a statement issued to the media her family described the symptoms she had suffered, and stressed she was expected to make a full recovery.

The statement said: "Prior to going to the clinic she was uncomfortable and complaining of loss of apetite and that one of her legs was painful.

"Upon admission it was discovered that she had an infection and that it had affected her kidneys."

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