Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga has today Tuesday August 24, 2021 showered his wife Mama Ida Odinga with a sweet birthday message after turning 71.
Taking to social media, Raila with a TBT photo of Mama Junior while still a young lady, the former prime minister wished his Nyar Olwande (Luo translation for Olwande’s daughter) a happy birthday.
“Cha cha cha Nyar Olwande; Happy birthday my dear Ida Odinga.” Wrote the former Prime minister on his Facebook account.
— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) August 24, 2021
Her household was not left out as her children too took online wishing her a happy one on her special day, led by Raila Odinga Junior who also trooped online with the below message.
“Whatever makes you feel happy and loved Mama , that’s what i wish for you today. Happy birthday Mama” May the lord always be with you, protect you and strengthen you with his presence @IdaOdinga. Continued Raila Jnr.
"Whatever makes you feel happy and loved Mama , that’s what i wish for you today. Happy birthday Mama”
May the lord always be with you, protect you and strengthen you with his presence @IdaOdinga pic.twitter.com/XoJAmlbEb1
— Raila Odinga Junior (@Railajunior) August 24, 2021
Her younger daughter Winnie Odinga was not left out, as she wished her dear mother all the best and happiness in the world.
“Mama! I wish you all the happiness in the world!” Tweeted Winnie Odinga.
I wish you all the happiness in the world!
— WinnieOdinga (@Winnie_Odinga) August 24, 2021
This comes barely 11 monthe ago after the AU special envoy praised his wife for her role in bringing up the family and described her as a ‘witty and charming source of guidance.’ while she turned 70.
“Happy Birthday to my wife Ida, a witty and charming source of guidance, inspiration, and strength for our family. From the first time, I saw you my life changed immeasurably. We are grateful for your dynamic, adventurous spirit. May the Lord continue to bless your illustrious life!” Raila wrote.