I will be married in 2022 on the lawns of State House – Winnie Odinga jests

By , K24 Digital
On Wed, 13 Oct, 2021 11:48 | 2 mins read

Winnie Odinga, who is the daughter of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has jokingly said that she will get married in State House after her father is sworn in as President come 2022.

Speaking on Tuesday, October 12, when Odinga was meeting Mount Kenya Youths at The University of Nairobi, the last-born daughter assured Kenyans that she will be ready for the rite by then.

“Tell them that I said, Winnie Odinga will get married in 2022, on the lawns of State House, And you are all invited, so if you want that to happen, go register to vote,” she jested after issuing an arguably powerful speech to the youth.

Winnie was speaking about the relationship she had with her father who has been in politics ever since she was born.

According to her, her father spent most of his time with Kenyans.

She also gave a narration of how she grew up without seeing her father most frequently as he was always busy engaging with Kenyans.

“I could see my father after a long time because he gave much of his time fighting for the people of Kenya,” she said.

According to her, Odinga used to come home late at night and the following day he wakes up early in the morning off to work.

At some point in life, Winnie once questioned her dad why he was always not available for the family and this prompted Odinga to take her to a political rally.

“It is then that I for the first time in life came face to face with a huge crowd that my father used to engage with regularly. On that day he told me that the crowd was his family and they deserved everything in this world to lead a good life,” she said.

Odinga told her daughter that as a leader he was always out to ensure that if he leads a good life then the people deserved better.

“If you walk around thinking you deserve the world, then you must give them the universe,” Winnie revealed what his father told her.