Friday July 19, 2019-A close friend of National Super Alliance(NASA) leader, Raila Odinga, has revealed that life has changed a lot for the opposition leader since he made a truce with President Uhuru Kenyatta on March 9, 2018.
According to the man, who requested anonymity, Raila has been accorded a VVIP treatment by the State agencies, receives regular briefings from the Cabinet secretaries and makes policy announcements.
The man said since the day of the handshake Uhuru instructed Cabinet Secretaries and principal secretaries to keep briefing Raila Odinga at his Capitol Hill offices on operations at their ministries.
For the past few months, Raila has been egging Cabinet Secretaries for support and consultations on various issues at the same time hosting numerous local and international delegations in his Upper Hill office.
When on a foreign visit, Raila is accorded diplomatic security and official embassy cars to drive him around.
His expenses are also paid for by the missions through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also received by Kenyan ambassadors in those foreign countries.
According to state protocol, only visiting Presidents and some top government officials are received by ambassadors in foreign states.
The Kenyan DAILY POST