Raila Odinga to leave Kenya for one-week South Africa visit
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition party Raila Odinga is set to jet out of Kenya on Friday evening for South Africa.
This is according to Mr. Odinga’s spokesman Dennis Onyango who, in a statement to newsrooms, announced that the former premier will be away for a week.
Mr. Onyango stated that Mr. Odinga is scheduled for a series of meetings in his capacity as the AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa.
“Mr. Odinga will meet the Chief Executive Officer of the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) Nardos Bekele-Thomas. The meeting will review progress of the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa Priority Action Plan 2 (PIDA-PAP2),”wrote Mr. Onyango.
“The PIDA-PAP 2 is a portfolio of strategic projects proposed by Regional Economic Communities and AU Member States for implementation between by 2030. It is comprised of sixty-nine (69) regional infrastructure projects in the sectors of Energy, Transport, Trans-Boundary Water, and Information and Communication Technology.”
He further added that Mr. Odinga will also hold meetings with South African leaders from government, non-government organizations and business sectors.
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