Odinga has helped many hustlers but doesn’t shout about it- Netizens react to Nelly Cheboi’s gratitude message to Raila.
CNN hero of the year, Nelly Cheboi, took it to the media to thank opposition leader, Raila Odinga for coming through for her, when she was stuck.
Nelly stated,” I went to Maryhill girls high school, got an A in my studies and was to travel to USA for my scholarship. I had a deadline of two weeks to report. My area MP organised my passport but I was stuck. I had no visa or air ticket until I met Raila, who gave me ksh. 300, 000.”
Netizens have reacted to this message,
Reyn wrote,”Raila ODINGA has helped many hustlers but doesn’t shout about it..”
Abuga Makori wrote,”CNN Hero of the year Nelly Cheboi confirms that PM Raila Odinga gave her Kshs300,000 as air ticket when she got a scholarship to study in the US. She maneuvered until she met Baba, who was shocked that a girl from Mogotio risked missing out a prestigious chance due to poverty.”
Silas owiti wrote,”Nelly Cheboi, the 2022 CNN Heroes award winner, revealed that Raila Odinga facilitated her journey to the US, where she enrolled for a scholarship.”
Ndirangu wrote,”H.E. Raila Odinga donated a significant amount of money to help this young lady get to her dreams, never talked about it. I really respect this great man.”
Betty Oburu wrote,”Maximum respect to Baba Raila Amolo Odinga Always rises above TRIBALISM.”
Stephen Mutoro wrote,”Thank you Rt Hon Raila Odinga for helping Nelly Cheboi Sh0.3 mn without shouting about it. It’s the very reason I said here that I will forever respect you – even when I don’t agree with you since you pledged to walk in Uhuru Kenyatta footsteps – Your lowest statement ever!”
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