Hon. Raila Odinga with Mr Hindpal Singh Jabbal, a son of the late trade unionist Markhan Singh. Mr. Jabbal is a consultant on energy matters.
Here is brief bio of Makhan Singh:
Makhan Singh was born in Gharjakh, a village in British-ruled India‘s Gujranwala district, a Sikh-majority area in the province of PunjabÂ (since 1947, his native region has been a part of Pakistan). In 1927, at the age of 13, he moved with his family to Nairobi, amunicipality which, since 1905, had functioned as the administrative capital of the British East African protectorate. In 1935, he formed the Labour Trade Union of Kenya and, in 1949, he and Fred Kubai formed the East African Trade Union Congress, the first central organization of trade unions in Kenya.