Former Prime Minister of the republic of Kenya – Raila Odinga made history by becoming the first African political leader to pen a message in The House Of Commons Nelson Mandela Tribute Book.
The book has been signed by 710 various political world leaders, celebrities and high profile personalities…..including 3 British PMs, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair, David Cameron, President Barack Obama, Hilary Clinton. Other figures include the great Maya Angelou, Will Smith, David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Sir Richard Branson, former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and more.
Copies of the book will be on sale worldwide on Nelson Mandela’s birthday 18th July 2016 in London where most of the high profile personalities who have left messages in the book will attend. Proceeds of the book will go towards various good causes especially to support women and orphans worldwide.
TV personality Pauline Long who is the global African ambassador for the book published by Nic Careem expressed her gratitude to Hon. Raila Odinga, “we are grateful and thrilled to have you add your message in this wonderful book that’s carrying Nelson Mandela’s legacy of love for humanity.”
The auspicious event took place at the swanky Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London and was covered by many press and media organisations.