Saturday, 3 August 2013
The President’s Communication Secretary Manoah Esipisu however clarified that the meeting was not planned but coincidental.
“In what was a unique coincidence, President Kenyatta was in Uganda for a summit of countries contributing troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia; Mr Odinga was in Uganda to attend celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the ascension to power of the Kabaka (King) of the Buganda tribe.”
The two, Esipisu said, discussed matters, “of national interest, including efforts on growing the economy,” when they met.
There has however been speculation that the meeting was arranged by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda to address the revocation of Odinga’s state privilegesA