Raila Odinga and Olusegun Obasanjo
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The price Raila must pay for the African Union job

Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga with former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo in Nairobi on February 15, 2024 when he formally declared interest in the African Union Commission chairmanship.

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The announcement was swiftly endorsed by Edwin Sifuna, his party Secretary-General, and all his Azimio coalition co-principals led by Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka. 
  • Raila’s sojourn in Addis Ababa will also open the door for a young generation to assume the leadership of the opposition wing