The president of Switzerland Alain Berset caused a stir online after tweeting his visit to Kenya in swahili. He said that he will be visiting from Sunday until Tuesday.
He said that he knows that Kenya is a good country with very welcoming people and was looking forward to his meeting with president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Here is what he tweeted:
Mimi rais wa Uswizi naja kutembea nchi ya Jamhuri ya #Kenya kuanzia siku ya jumapili hadi jumanne wiki ijayo ????Naja nikijua kuwa Kenya ina sifa ya kuwa nchi nzuri ilio na watu wakarimu sana. Natarajia kuwa na mazungumzo mazuri @presidentKE @UKenyatta ninapowasili #Nairobi pic.twitter.com/PlCiBu3Wc7
— Alain Berset (@alain_berset) July 7, 2018
Tweeps were quick to respond to the Swiss president, some warning him of the contraband products that were discovered in Kenya and have been under investigations for the past month.
Here are some of the reactions:
Ungemalizia na kusema bora uhai
— mogz kubai (@Demogz) July 7, 2018
You guys have made my day aisee?!! Kiswahili cha Mheshimiw Rais wa Uswizi kimenifurahisha sana. Sikutegemea kabisa. Ingawa kweli, darasa zuri linapatikana Tanzania. Wakenya ni wazuri wa kufundisha Kiswahili lakini si kukiongea.
— MacZee?? (@mczedec) July 7, 2018
I am Kenyan living in Switzerland. Swirzerland had 7 presidents with equal power. Alain is one of the president. Karibu sana Kenya. Pls teach Kenyan president how to fight corruption. Switzerland has zero corruption.
— Jerjan (@jerjan1417) July 7, 2018
SUMMERY OF THE COMMENTS FROM KENYANS. Welcome to kenya, many are advising you to bring with you
– meat, to avoid being fed on either donkey or cat meat
– sugar to avoid beimg served with sugar full of mercury
-stolen money frozen in your country's banks by our govt officials
— mosquito (@aamj1100) July 8, 2018
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