In Summary
  • Kenyan ambassador to the US Robinson Njeru Githae said no meeting has scheduled between the president and the Kenyans in diaspora.
  • Many Kenyans living in the US have been calling to inquire where and when the president will be meeting with them.
  • The Nation could not establish for how long the president will be in the US.

NEW YORK

President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is expected to arrive in the US for the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73), has no plans to meet with Kenyans living there.

Speaking to the Nation from New York on Saturday, Kenyan ambassador to the US Robinson Njeru Githae said neither the embassy nor the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has scheduled any meeting between the president and the Kenyans in diaspora.

“As far as I know, there are no such plans but the President will be attending so many meetings with heads of states and development partners while in New York,” said Mr Githae.

ENQUIRIES

Many Kenyans living in the US have been calling this writer to inquire where and when the president will be meeting with them as is the tradition.

This is the second time President Kenyatta has shunned the diaspora during his trip to the US in less than a month.

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