Raila arrives for Nasa meeting on deal with Uhuru


Leaders of Kenya's ruling Jubilee party, led by Deputy President William Ruto, have lauded last week's meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga, saying it sets the pace for peace and reconciliation in the country.

The People's Assembly organizing committee says the decision is meant to give the two leaders room to actualize their agenda.

According to EFP, President Uhuru Kenyatta and the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, out of the spirit of inclusivity should include such parties as Economic Freedom Party in the new national dialogue for a sustainable and real national unity.

Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga met on Friday and promised to re-unite the country after 100 people were killed in clashes, mainly between opposition supporters and security forces.

The Nasa strategist said they have impressed upon the leaders for the unity process to be honest truthful and courageous.

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That barren stretch includes a period from January 2016 until December 2017, when the 34-year-old took a break from Test cricket. An ICC release said he had "made contact with Steve Smith with his shoulder" after dismissing Australia's captain on Friday.

Speaking at Okoa Kenya secretariat, Ndii however maintained that the opposition coalition NASA will not hesitate to resume its push for reforms should the deal between the 2 leaders end in a breach.

Odinga, who was with them at the press conference, did not utter a word.

He said no negotiation had taken place leading to the memorandum between Uhuru and Raila.

Fast forward to last Friday, Raila and Uhuru reached a deal ending the antagonism that characterised what turned to be Kenya's longest election season.

There had been speculation that Rthe ODM party leader would not attend the meeting as he earlier sent Siaya Senator James Orengo, a lawyer who represents Nasa in legal matters.