Raila Odinga is a famous statesman who has been effectively involved with Kenyan legislative issues since the the 1990s. Be that as it may, other than being a politician with a colossal contribution to Kenyan democracy, Raila is also a family man; husband, father and granddad.
Like the vast majority of his stature, the former Primer and ODM party pioneer owns a couple of homes in different parts of the country. One of his most visited homes is his Opoda Farm in his rustic town of Bondo, Siaya County. It is here that the long-serving pioneer retreats to rest, appreciate family time and do farming.
In a TV interview with Citizen TV quite a while back at the ranch, Raila is seen in shorts and gumboots inspecting his ranch which is home to domestic animals and crops.
At his ranch, he is something like a standard man going about his business, joined by his better half Ida. Staff at the homestead are witness to his great hard working attitude, noticing that the former premier is an ambitious person and frequently inspects operations in his ranch and his dairy cows which he has named.
The Opoda Farm also holds a profound significance for the local legislative issues in Luo-Nyanza. It fills in as a political sanctuary for government officials looking for elective seats in the area. It is additionally where major political choices relating the region are made.
The former Prime Minister has also hosted various elites and prominent individuals in his Opoda home including Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, President Uhuru Kenyatta, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo among others.