UHURU is minced meat as the MAASAI Bishop he insulted meets RAILA ODINGA (PHOTOs).Editor's Choice, Forum and discussion 09:44
Tuesday October 11, 2016 - The Bishop, who differed publicly with President Uhuru Kenyatta during the burial of late former Cabinet Minister, William Ole Ntimama in Narok, last month, has joined CORD leader, Raila Odinga.
In a meeting with Raila on Monday, the Bishop, who was accompanied by Maasai leaders from Narok County vowed to support CORD leader, Raila Odinga’s presidential bid in 2017.
The Bishop also talked with Raila about the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) passing through the Nairobi National Park. Maasai leaders said that they oppose the passing of the SGR through a national park and Raila promised to settle the matter once elected President.
The leaders also talked about the apparent loss of land by the Maasai through unfair transactions and the marginalisation of the community by the Government.
During Ntimama’s burial, Uhuru said this
“Kuna bishop mwingine hapa ambaye amesema umoja mbele ya maendeleo... mimi nataka nikuambie Bishop, kwa sababu wewe unataka uongoze roho..lakini kuongoza roho lazima pia uongoze maisha ya watu
Loosely translated as - there is a bishop here who said that unity is more important than development. Let me tell you this because you....
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