In Summary
  • Mr Obado was driven straight to Upper Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church, located near the county headquarters, where he sought prayers from the clergy.

  • Although his arrival was not much publicised, residents who learned about it trooped to the church to catch a glimpse of the county chief.

  • County government employees and other residents hang around Mr Obado during the few hours he spent at the church and left soon after he was prayed for.

Governor Okoth Obado travelled to Migori County on Saturday, for the first time after more than a month at Nairobi's Industrial Area Remand Prison.

Mr Obado was detained for investigations into the murder of his pregnant girlfriend Sharon Otieno, who was a student of Rongo University. He was granted freedom on October 24 on a Sh5 million cash bail.

PEACE, UNITY

The governor arrived in Migori hours after issuing a statement at his Lavington home in Nairobi, in which he thanked the High Court "for listening to my request to grant me bail"

In his county, Mr Obado was driven straight to Upper Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church, located near the county headquarters, where he sought prayers from the clergy.

Although his arrival was not much publicised, residents who learned about it trooped to the church to catch a glimpse of the county chief.

"Pray for me because I am in a difficult situation, and remain united and peaceful," Mr Obado told the congregation.

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