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Raila Odinga, CORD governors head to US

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Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga will on Friday lead Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD governors on a second tour to the United States.

Mr Odinga and the Cord delegation will be in the US for two weeks. Mr Odinga is expected to popularise his recently launched autobiography, Flame of Freedom during the tour.

The former PM and his delegation will meet business executives and also attend the Emerging Markets Forum in Washington.

“Mr Odinga will also use his two- week stay in the US to promote his newly launched autobiography Flame of Freedom in Washington, DC and Minnesota, among other US cities,” a statement released by his spokesperson Mr Dennis Onyango stated.

Mr Odinga will be accompanied by governors Ali Hassan Joho (Mombasa), Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega), Nathif Jama (Garissa), Ahmed Abdullahi (Wajir), Ukur Yatani (Marsabit) and Josephat Nanok of Turkana.

While in Washington, Mr Odinga and his delegation will also meet opinion leaders and officialsfrom both government and non-governmental agencies before travelling to Minnesota for meetings with business leaders and to launch the biography.

In July 2013, the former PM led Cord governors on a tour to the US

-Nation

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