President Kenyatta’s schedule for Kisumu visit


President Kenyatta's schedule for Kisumu visit
President Uhuru Kenyatta shakes hands with Opposition leader Raila Odinga at the 55th Jamhuri Day celebrations at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi. PHOTO| PSCU

In Summary

  • This will be President Kenyatta’s first official visit to the lakeside city since last year’s presidential election in which he went head-to-head with Mr. Odinga.
  • The Head of State will first preside over the groundbreaking of the Ahero Interchange after which he will possibly make brief stopovers at Ahero and Nyamasaria.
  • He will then attend the official opening of the Ken Obura School before proceeding to commission the Kisumu – Kakamega Road at Mamboleo.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga will on Thursday visit Kisumu for the launch of the Universal Health Care (UHC) initiative.

This will be President Kenyatta’s first official visit to the lakeside city since last year’s presidential election in which he went head-to-head with Mr. Odinga.

According to an itinerary released by State House on Wednesday evening, the Head of State will first preside over the groundbreaking of the Ahero Interchange after which he will possibly make brief stopovers at Ahero and Nyamasaria.

He will then attend the official opening of the Ken Obura School before proceeding to commission the Kisumu – Kakamega Road at Mamboleo.

President Kenyatta will afterwards launch the UHC pilot program at the Mamboleo Showground and then attend the UHC luncheon at Nyanza Golf Club.

The UHC program is set to cost Ksh.3.9 billion and targets four counties; Kisumu, Machakos, Isiolo and Nyeri.

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