A number of Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance allies yesterday escaped death after a plane they were boarding steered away from the runway. The unprecedented event occurred at the Kakuma Airstrip in Lodwar, Turkana County.
The plane carrying Azimio La Umoja team
Azimio La Umoja was holding a series of rallies in Turkana County to secure the majority of the one hundred and ninety one thousand four hundred and thirty five voters. The current Governor of Turkana, Josphat Nanok decamped from Raila’s team and was appointed to be Kenya Kwanza’s Head of Campaign Secretariat.
The onlookers who saw the plane, registration number 5y- spz faulted a tire burst which resulted to the plane’s derailment landing into a ditch. The plane which was carrying eight of the Azimio La Umoja team was on its way to Nairobi’s Wilson’s Airport.
Azimio La Umoja Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga at a recent campaign in Lodwar, Turkana County.
Despite the planes crash, all the eight politicians and the crew escaped unscratched. It is reported that the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance presidential aspirant Raila Odinga had taken another plane.