Notably missing from Barrack Obama’s side at the just concluded launch of Sauti Kuu Foundation today was former first lady, Michelle Obama.
Barrack, Michelle and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, were in Tanzania for 8 days at the Serengeti where they spent their vacation before Barrack jetted into Kenya.
Thank you Former President of USA Barack Obama for visiting and making a long stay of 8 days to our beautiful country Tanzania. We hope you and your family enjoyed your stay in the endless plain of Serengeti. Welcome again and again @BarackObama @MichelleObama pic.twitter.com/Ux59FqJIMl
— Gerson Msigwa (@MsigwaGerson) July 15, 2018
Michelle Obama, together with Malia and Sasha instead flew to Paris to attend Beyonce and Jay Z’s On The Run II (OTR 2) tour after their vacation, while Barrack Obama travelled alone to Kenya.
Michelle was seen next mama Tina Lawson on Sunday evening in Paris, enjoying the concert. Sasha, Malia and her boyfriend were also seen hanging somewhere next to them.
Some Kenyans were not happy with Michelle’s snub and some have questioned why she is keeping her distance from Kenya since she did not accompany him in 2015 as well.
Here is some of the reactions:
— Joseph Odanga – Wuod Usiandha (@odanga23) July 16, 2018
#ObamaInKenya @MichelleObama has been beacon of inspiration to many but her decision to skip Obama's visit to Kenya points to her being among those women who once married in the city would not want to visit the 'mosquito infested' village homes of the husbands.
— Cane Cutter (The Poor) (@CaneCutter2) July 16, 2018
I know michelle hates kenya,She has’nt visited even once.
— Pemwa Science (@PemwaScie) July 16, 2018
— Paul Omolloh (@PaulOmolloh) July 16, 2018
Barack Obama is facing the same challenges that African men face… spouses refusing to accompany you to your ancestral home. Michelle Obama has snubbed Kenya for Beyonce concert in Paris. Awuoro ??????#ObamaInKenya
— Kenya Revolt HSC (@TheParrotKE) July 16, 2018
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