Kenyans to welcome Uhuru back from Hague with City procession
08 October 2014, 19:05
Nairobi - The government has announced plans for a procession to welcome president Uhuru Kenyatta on his arrival from the Hague Thursday morning.
The president will arrive back in the country Thursday morning from his appearance at the ICC status conference at the Hague in the Netherlands Wednesday.
And after what his supporters claimed was a sign of the death of a case that has plagued the president for a number of years now, there are plans to welcome him back home with aplomb.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku announced Wednesday that there would be a procession from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport upon president Kenyatta's arrival, one which would end at his Harambee House office.
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" I wish to announce that his excellency the president of Kenya arrives back in the country from the Hague tomorrow (Thursday) at 8:30 AM".
" I thus wish to invite Kenyans to come out in large numbers to welcome the president home," he added in a statement.
The route to be used will be from the JKIA down to Outering Road, Jogoo Rd, Landhies Rd, Haile Sellasie Avenue then to Harambee House.
The president is expected to address crowds during his procession to his office in the CBD.
It is understood that the president will officially take over the reigns of power from Deputy president William Ruto upon arrival at Harambee House.
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