Uhmm! Uhuru Is Touring Africa While Drought Crisis Hits The Country

President Uhuru Kenyatta after arriving in Namibia
President Uhuru Kenyatta in Namibia

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday evening left the country amid the growing drought crisis that is facing at least one million Kenyans in eleven counties. No wonder The President has remained quiet on the issue of hunger and drought.

President Kenyatta flew out to Windhoek, Namibia, where he is the chief guest in the country’s 29th independence anniversary celebrations held on Thursday.

Curiously, the Kenyan President who frequently uses social media to update Kenyans on his movements, had not announced his visit to Namibia – nearly twelve hours after arriving in the Southern Africa country.

His visit was announced by the Official Account for the Presidency of the Republic of Namibia which tweeted photos and videos of his arrival in Windhoek.

Uhuru silently leaves the country amid drought crisis

President Kenyatta has remained quiet on the ongoing drought crisis that is reported to have claimed at least 6 lives – although his officials have denied that any Kenyan has died out of hunger.

Coordination of the crisis has mainly been left to Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa who has received support from Deputy President William Ruto, CSs Fred Matiang’i (Interior), and Mwangi Kiunjuri (Agriculture).

News about Uhuru’s visit to Namibia has not been received well by Kenyans On Twitter. Here are some of the responses.

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