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Something curious happened day after Eliud Owalo prayed for Raila loss

A day after he wished Raila Odinga is rigged out of the August presidential election, something interesting happened as far as Eliud Owalo is concerned.

For starters, Eliud was the presidential campaign manager for the Mr Odinga in the 2013 general election.

He then launched a bid to oust Ken Okoth from Kibra, at times competing with Mr Odinga’s daughter Rosemary Odinga, who would later drop out for health reasons.

President Kenyatta addresses the gathering.
President Kenyatta shakes hands with the members.

Come last Sunday, votes were cast and the ticket was won by Mr Okoth who garnered 7,712 votes with Mr Owalo coming second with 2,299 votes and Martin Oduor Okoth third with 1,288 votes.

But Owalo, on Monday, Mr Owalo launched a bare-knuckled attack on Mr Odinga, accusing him of influencing the results.

President Kenyatta addresses the gathering.
President Kenyatta addresses the gathering.

“But I’m however eagerly waiting for the results of the August 2017 Presidential elections in which I believe Raila will have no option but to come to terms with the sad reality that Malipo ni Hapa Hapa Duniani,” he said.

Then on Tuesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta met members of the Nomiya Faith Churches from the Nyanza region. To the naked eye, this was just another trip by a church group to State House. But no.

Nomiya Faith Churches was founded by Eliud’s father, the late Archbishop Gideon Charles Owalo.

During the State House visit, the faithful were led by their Supreme Archbishop Caleb Olali.

“The members of Nomiya Faith Churches assured the President of their support, saying his leadership has proved its capability in terms of development in the Nyanza region and beyond,” read a dispatch from PSCU.