Opposition leader Raila Odinga has broken his silence over the state of his health after a slip on a podium in a Dar es Salaam stadium ignited debate on social media about his health.

 Speculation emerged Sunday that the former Prime Minister may have suddenly fallen ill after a video went viral where he appeared to lose his balance before he was held by his security detail.

But in a tweet hours after the incident, Raila said he was well.

“Dear Kenyans and friends from around the globe, I am well and in Good health. Thank you for your concern,” Raila said.


The Opposition chief was the chief guest during the SportPesa Cup final between Bandari FC and Kariobangi Sharks at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

Earlier, his spokesman Dennis Onyango said the near stumble was caused by a podium that collapsed.

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