Veteran opposition and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has met with leaders from Garissa County.
Speaking to members of the press at his Capitol Hill office on Monday after the meeting, Raila revealed the wide-ranging agenda of the meeting.
Among the issues that were discussed in the meeting were the challenges that Garissa faces and the historical injustices that were meted out to its residence by successive governments.
"As you know that Garissa county is one of those counties which have had issues of historical injustices where marginalisation has been fairly widespread," Raila said.
The ODM leader said that he had shared his concerns with the Garissa leaders and also listened to their concerns.
Garissa county faces a bewildering array of issues including the radicalisation of its youth by Al-Shabaab militants, inadequate water, drought and marginalisation which devolution is helping address.
Conspicuously missing in the meeting was Garissa Township Member of Parliament Aden Duale, who also doubles up as the leader of the majority in the National Assembly.
Raila said that the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) would help address some of the issues that had come up in the discussions.
He assured the leaders that he was determined to ensure that the country is united moving forward and that issues of marginalisation would be addressed.