ODM Leader and AU High Representative for Infrastructure Raila Odinga on Thursday morning excited his followers after posting an update on his trip to China where he accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta to secure an additional Sh368 billion loan to complete the SGR project.
Raila excites followers with update on China trip meant to raise SGR loan
Uhuru, Raila are in China to secure Sh368 billion for SGR project
Odinga’s choice of word became the subject of discussion among netizens, as he avoided mentioning the loan discussions which have become unpopular among Kenyans, but instead focused on the broader topic of building infrastructure.
“Attending the thematic forum on policy connectivity at the opening session of the second Belt and Road forum in Beijing. There is need to align our infrastructure projects to national needs geared towards integrating the African continent,” Odinga posted.
Many of those who commented hailed the former Prime Minister’s careful choice of words, while others made light comments on the high profile role that the ODM leader has been given by President Kenyatta.
“Big up Baba! we NASA don't borrow loans, instead we attend thematic forum in Beijing and many more countries,” Edu Akaya said.
“As long as I didn't vote twice, I'll always love what you're doing. Hiyo thematic sijui athmatic kama ni loan Chukua tu,” Bee Nyar Siaya stated.
Another netizen, George Bush Tobia reacted, “Uhuru didn't have sweet words to convince the Chinese to give us that loan that's why he carried you along. Chekesha hao watu, waambie vitendawili zote zenye unajua. We trust you and we know that money is coming baba. Mmefika wapi so far?”.
Other were excited after seeing their political leader on a big screen, “this is how we should always see you Baa, on the Big screen . Luos don't just appear on small 12 inch”.
“Baba what time are you signing the SGR fund deal? We need to watch you doing it,We must post it wajue wewe ni Baba Taifa,” Linus Ruto joked.
“This man is a cat with nine lives, you voted twice to take him to Bondo but now he is in Beijing and you are still in Mukuru Kayaba collecting scrap metal. See your life,” Nick Oloo observed.
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