Opposition leader Raila Odinga welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kisumu for Governor Anyang’ Nyongó’s mother’s funeral.
In a Facebook post, the two walked hand in hand to the burial ceremony.
A section of Kenyans saw this as the famous handshake reaping fruits, lauding both Uhuru and Raila for unifying the once divided nation.
James Ole Kiyapi is one of the personalities who praised the handshake, saying it has brought peaceful co-existence.
Kisumu governor’s mother, Dorka Owino Nyong’o was eulogized as a selfless and generous person.
She died on May 28, 2019, at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, six months short of turning one hundred years.