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Raila takes TikTok by storm in Live session with Nyako

Kenyans were filled with excitement on November 2, 2023, as Raila Odinga, a prominent politician, took to TikTok for a live session with Germany-based TikToker Nyako.

Raila Odinga connected with his fellow citizens through the popular social media platform, sparking enthusiasm and optimism among the Kenyan audience.

Nyako, known for her vibrant TikTok presence and impressive following, paid a visit to Raila Odinga’s office to engage in a dialogue with the renowned politician.

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During their meeting, Nyako unveiled her plans to launch a foundation in the coming weekend.


In a heartfelt message to his TikTok fans, Raila Odinga conveyed his love and concern for the people of Kenya.

He expressed hope and optimism for the future, reassuring the nation that better days lie ahead.

“It’s Baba, talking to you people, are you guys okay? I’m here with a lady who has come from Germany, who tells me that she’s a TikTok champion and that I need to talk to the audience of TikTok,” he said.

“I love TikTok, and I love you people. I’m very happy to make your acquaintance, and I hope we shall walk together. Together, we shall succeed. We shall overcome. Aluta continua!”

This unique live session marked Raila Odinga’s first appearance on TikTok, demonstrating his willingness to adapt to new forms of communication and connect with the younger generation of Kenyan citizens.

Nyako, boasts an impressive following of over 200,000 TikTok followers.

Kenyans took to the comment section to share their thoughts and reactions to the unexpected but highly welcomed interaction:

Manny Anyango: “Nyako has said she’s a news reporter and socialite taniua!”

**mrbradley__: “Karibu Baba aanze tap tap the screen guys.”

caren_ngats: “Munapeleka baba hadi tiktok jameni.”

orangimose: “Baba looks younger each and every day… if Joe Biden can do it at 80, why not?”