PHOTOS: President Kenyatta attends Balala’s son wedding


PHOTOS: President Kenyatta attends Balala’s son wedding
President Uhuru Kenyatta, Safiya Omar Sherman (centre) and Naeem Balala

President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday evening joined hundreds of invited guests at the wedding of Naeem Balala, son of Mining Secretary Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala.

The colourful wedding between Naeem and Safiya Omar Sherman, daughter of prominent lawyer Omar Sherman, was held at the exclusive Vipingo Ridge in Kilifi County and officiated by Ustadh Sharif Abdulqadir Hyder.

President Kenyatta arrives for the wedding of Naeem Balala
President Kenyatta arrives for Naeem Balala’s wedding in Vipingo. [Photo/PSCU]
The President congratulated the newly weds and wished them God’s blessings as they settle down to start family life.

“You are in our prayers and we know you will build a successful family and build a successful future because the foundation that you are from has shown us what you can be. Your father has set a good example,” President Kenyatta said.

President Kenyatta is received by Mining CS Najib Balala
President Kenyatta is received by Mining CS Najib Balala. [Photo/PSCU]
The president added that attending the purely Islamic wedding ceremony exhibits Kenya’s rich multi-cultural and multi-racial heritage.

President Kenyatta arrives for Naeem Balala's wedding
President Kenyatta arrives for Naeem Balala’s wedding. [Photo/PSCU]
Uhuru greets the bridegroom Naeem Balala. [Photo/PSCU]
Uhuru greets the bridegroom, Naeem Balala. [Photo/PSCU]
Mining CS Najib Balala with his son Naeem Balala. [Photo/PSCU]
Mining CS Najib Balala with his son Naeem Balala. [Photo/PSCU]
The wedding was held in Vipingo Ridge, Kilifi County. [Photo/PSCU]
The wedding was held in Vipingo Ridge, Kilifi County. [Photo/PSCU]
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga was also in attendance. [Photo/PSCU]
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga was also in attendance. [Photo/PSCU]
The bride, Safiya Omar Sherman, is the daughter of prominent lawyer Omar Sherman. [Photo/PSCU]
The bride, Safiya Omar Sherman, is the daughter of prominent lawyer Omar Sherman. [Photo/PSCU]
Uhuru with the bride, bridegroom and their families. [Photo/PSCU]
Uhuru with the bride, bridegroom and their families. [Photo/PSCU]

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