#RailaReturns Trends on Twitter
Running battles between Nasa supporters and the police marked the return of opposition leader Raila Odinga to the country on Friday after a ten-day overseas trip.
The hashtag #RailaReturns trended on Twitter Friday morning.
Upon touching down, Mr Odinga was welcomed by supporters and found his way to town in a convoy of cars and supporters.
Other trending hashtags included #JKIA, #HarambeeStars, #Cabanas and #Dandora
The return of Mr Odinga elicited mixed reactions. Here is a sample of some of them.
— Robert (@RobertAlai) November 17, 2017
— Robert Kimaiga (@kimaiga_robert) November 17, 2017
Now that Baba is back,Will he call off all this madness and allow people to move on with their lives??
— Mc Kim (@Mckim_ke) November 17, 2017
If only #RailaReturns would mean a reduction in water Hyacinth in L.Victoria,HIV sensitization in Homa Bay and poverty eradication in the Luo Nyanza.Not forgetting the rising need to solve unemployment amongst the Kenyan Youth.I would have slept at JKIA.
— Mike Too (@MikeKToo) November 17, 2017
#RailaReturns Police Choppers in the air,police everywhere, bullets everwhere,teargas. The situation getting worse and worse. Pipeline Embakasi is No-Go Zone. The Revolution is Real!
— felix owino (@Felixowino73) November 17, 2017
When Raila was away, the country had peace… #RailaReturns
— Emekwi Joseph™ (@emekwi_joseph) November 17, 2017
When President @UKenyatta returned from The Hague on 9th October, 2014. Supporters were allowed inside the airport, TV stations set up trucks by the airside. I know because I was there. We covered it live pic.twitter.com/3FolSYijGg
— Larry Madowo (@LarryMadowo) November 17, 2017