President Kenyatta’s Inauguration To Cost Sh300 Million, Raila On The Invites List


inaugurationPresident Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing in ceremony will cost a whooping Sh300 million.

Kenyatta will be sworn in on Tuesday, November 28 after the apex court upheld the disputed October 26 election.

Joseph Kinyua, head of  the planning committee asked the opposition to shelve its ‘mega rally’ also set for same day.

Also invites list is Raila Odinga and 6 other presidential candidates and their running mates who ran in both the August 8 and October elections.

”The swearing in of the President on Tuesday is a historic day. Any other function will be like me choosing to have tea, which is my right but there will be nothing historic about it,” Mr Kinyua said.

”As a people who would want us to move together as one, we will plead that it is not necessary to have any other public function on that day.”

NASA has said that it will hold a rally at the Uhuru Park parallel to the inauguration ceremony which will be underway at the Moi Sports Center, Kasarani.

Read: Ruto’s 2022 Bid, Uhuru’s Legacy Factored In Yet To Be Unveiled 22 Members Cabinet

According to Head of Logistics and Security, Joshua Irungu, 1,600 VIPs are expected in the country. On the list of invited guests is former US president, Barack Obama.

Confirming his attendance is Israel Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu who will only be in the country for a few hours.

The government has however been on the receiving end after it was accused of soliciting for congratulatory messages from foreign countries.

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