KENYA– Raila Odinga has promised to mend the frosty relationship between Kenya and Tanzania if he becomes president
– Raila said he is a close friend of Magufuli and will use this to mend the relationship
– He said the Kenya-Tanzania border at Namanga will be opened and ban on Kenyan goods and products be lifted
National Super Alliance (NASA) flag bearer Raila Odinga has claimed Tanzanian President John Magufuli is likely to listen to him more than he would do to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Addressing residents of Namanga town in Kajiado on Friday, July 28, Raila said that he will use his close relationship with Magufuli to make sure that sanity returns at the Kenya-Tanzania border.
He also said that once he is elected president, Tanzania will lift the ban it has imposed on Kenyan exports.