Former prime minister Raila Odinga has said that the handshake was done to develop the country which has been facing serious issues after elections.
Addressing mourners on Friday at Nyamira during the burial ceremony of the late Henry Obwocha , Raila said that they aggreed with President Uhuru Kenyatta to unite Kenyans.
“We have been having serious issues after elections which has affected our country hence we decide to put aside our differences and ensure we come together for the shake of our country and united it “said Raila .
Giving an example from the bible, the two women were claiming to be the owner of the baby who was alive , he said President Uhuru and Him decided the baby not to be cut into Pieces but to have a handshake which has seen healing the nation.
He added that the move of taking Kenyans to Canaan is on despite getting the crocodiles in the Jordan river .
“We are on with our mission of going to Canaan, we find it well to go together with jubilee, that’s why you have seen building bridges initiatives,” he said
At the same time he said that corruption is the enemy of develepment hence advocates for all corrupt leaders to be arrested and prosecuted regardless who they are.
“Corruption is corruption. We will deal with it ,let all corrupt People be arrested even if they are friends and relatives,”