Pomp And Colour As Raila Steps in Former School in Style [PHOTOS]

ODM Party leader, Raila Odinga, paid a courtesy visit to his former high school Maranda on Friday with a show of elegance and splendour that left many in awe.

Dressed in African attire, Ghanian Kente Shirt and hat, the former premier was all smiles and laughter as he took to the podium to address the guests and students present.

                                             ODM Party Leader, Raila Odinga, Giving a speech at Maranda High School

He was accompanied by Chief Justice, David Maraga who is also a former alumnus of  Maranda high school. In attendance were also his counterparts; Education CS George Magoha and Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka.

For the visit, the school seemed to have made prior arrangements as the school entertained their guests with a musical band.

Maranda High School Musical Band

The former premier said he joined the fraternity of Maranda High School for the school’s 100th-anniversary celebrations.

“Maranda continues to be an academic powerhouse.” He said wishing it(Maranda) all the best in the years ahead.

Maranda High School is located in Siaya County, Kenya. It has a good performance record, especially since the inception of the 8-4-4 Curriculum in Kenya.

The current principal is Edwin Namachanja from Friends’ School Kamusinga.

The high school ranks consistently in the top 10 schools in Kenya in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations, coming in 4th in 2010, 1st in 2011, 7th in 2012 and 2nd in 2014.


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