When President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga agreed to reconcile on Friday, March 9, 2018, the move was received with a lot of optimism and hailed across the political divide.
However, the same cannot be said about Raila’s meet-up with the controversial Jubilee mouthpiece Moses Kuria.
Odinga hosted the Gatundu South MP at his Capitol Hill office on Monday morning, in what his aides later described as part of a national reconciliation initiative.
The two political frenemies further splashed pictures of their meeting on social sites with Moses Kuria revealing he met with Raila to explore options towards building a ‘more cohesive and inclusive’ Kenya.
Odinga, who also hosted leaders from Western province, said the meeting was part of the ongoing process of reconciliation.
Western leaders who met Odinga include Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala and ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna. They met amid the acrimonious relations within Nasa constituent parties that has seen co-principals Moses Wetangula and Musalia Mudavadi threaten to break away from the opposition coalition.
However, it was Raila’s meet-up with Moses Kuria which elicited mixed reactions from Kenyans on social media.
Here’s what Kenyans online had to say about it: