In Photos: Raila and Ida’s 44 years in marriage

Former Prime Minister and Cord leader Raila Odinga ad his wife Ida are celebrating their 43rd anniversary in marriage.

Raila, 72, who has been married to mama Ida Odinga, a former high school teacher, for the past four decades, took to social media to share the joy of his milestone.

Raila and family with their late father Jaramogi Oginga Odinga
Raila Odinga and his wife Ida Odinga enjoy a boat ride in Lake Victoria on November 22, 2015.

In the 1970s a young Raila and Ida Odinga met while he was a lecturer at the University of Nairobi.

Raila Ida

The couple is blessed with four children including the late Fidel Odinga who passed away in January 2015.

Ida and Raila

Raila is also on record for singling out mama Ida’s efforts to bring up their children when he was detained on two separate occasions in the 1980s.

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The CORD/ODM leader with his daughter Rosemary.

 

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Opposition leader Raila Odinga with his wife Ida Odinga pose with President Obama.

They say behind every successful man is a strong and wise woman!

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