Raila in Tanzania for Magufuli sister’s burial


Raila and Ida Odinga at JKIA. Photo/COURTESY
Raila and Ida Odinga at JKIA. Photo/File

In Summary

  • According to a statement by Dennis Onyango, the former Prime Minister's spokesperson, Mr. Odinga will be in Tanzania for just a day.

Opposition chief Raila Odinga on Tuesday left the country for Tanzania to attend the funeral of Monica Joseph Magufuli, sister to President John Magufuli.

According to a statement by Dennis Onyango, the former Prime Minister’s spokesperson, Mr. Odinga will be in Tanzania for just a day.

“President Magufuli and the Odinga families are close friends,” reads the statement.

“Mr Odinga has travelled to Mwanza accompanied by National Assembly Minority Whip Hon. Junet Mohammed. He is expected back in Nairobi on Wednesday.”

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