Raila meets behind closed doors with governor and MCAs of Siaya

Raila Odinga, the leader of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM), arrived at the Siaya County Administration Building on Monday morning for a meeting with authorities behind closed doors.

He started by visiting Governor James Orengo’s office before walking along Barack Obama Street to the assembly.

Raila entered an unofficial meeting with county assembly members in the Siaya County Assembly.

Orengo, Speaker George Okode, Suna West MP Peter Masara, and Siaya County ODM Chairman Oloo Okanda flanked the opposition leader.

There were also Siayan religious leaders present.

James Ayaga, the recently chosen deputy chairman (Ker) of a Luo Council group, was also present.

There was no clear indication of what Raila and the county officials would discuss.

Speaking during an interview The Star Assembly Majority Leader Martin Otieno said, “it was just an informal meeting between us and Baba (Raila)”.

“We discussed matters devolution and service delivery to the people. We did not discuss the Oduol issue,” Otieno said.

Raila was not immediately available for comment in regards to his agenda.

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