Hours after Suna East MP Junet Mohamed was released on bail by Homa Bay Principal Magistrate Susan Ndegwa, opposition leader Raila Odinga stood to defend him.
Raila's message to the people of Homa Bay, concerning the arrest of Mohamed, was clear, as he referred to him as 'my trusted soldier'.Mature argumentsHe linked him(Junet) to 'Jubilee's protector' Aden Duale, comparing their arguments in the parliament.
“Junet is a very strong ODM defender. In Parliament, he argues and articulates issues maturely. While Jubilee has Aden Duale, I have Junet as a trusted soldier,” said Raila.Political fatherJunet was among six Opposition MPs who were sued by Deputy President William Ruto for linking him to the Sh8 billion Karen land.After he was released, he praised Raila Odinga calling him 'my political father'.