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Ida Odinga


The wife of Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya

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Created: 22nd Apr 2009
Modified: 7th May 2010
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Ida Odinga
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Mrs. Ida Betty Odinga - The wife of Kenya's Prime Minister, Right Honourable Raila Odinga. Ida is a teacher by profession having graduated from University of Nairobi with a Bachelor of Arts with Education. Ida is also celebrated as one the first women to head a major corporation; she is the the Managing Director of East Africa Spectre. Ida came to be known as the face of defiance to injustices and intolerance that was witnessed during the one party state regime. In response she found a leading National Institution known as The League of Kenya Women Voters where she is still the National Chairperson. She wanted to see women end decades of poverty, humiliation, human rights abuses, violence and economic blackmail though participating in the ballot.


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