Raila, Kuria meet to discuss national cohesion, inclusion

PD Correspondent @PeopleDailyKe

The National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga and Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria yesterday held a reconciliation meeting, as part of ongoing efforts to foster national cohesion following last year’s disputed presidential elections.

Kuria, who has been a caustic critic of Raila, was accompanied by several ODM MPs. “As we continue taking steps towards national reconciliation, I have this morning held several meetings with different Members of Parliament,” Raila said in a tweet.

Kuria described the unity pact between Raila and President Uhuru Kenyatta as “statemanly”. “This morning I paid a courtesy call on Rt Hon Raila Odinga.

We explored various options towards building a more cohesive and inclusive nation,” Kuria tweeted after the meeting. Leave legacy The MP said Uhuru and Raila had proven that they were serious about leaving a legacy worth emulating and are concerned about their country.

“I welcome that [meeting]. It is good for the future of the country,” Kuria said. The meeting with the MPs comes a day after Raila met with Uhuru for the second time in public at the Muthaiga Golf Club.

On March 9, the President and the former Prime Minister reached a surprise agreement to work together for the sake of national unity and healing.

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