US choppers patrol Nairobi ahead of Obama visit
21 July 2015, 12:19
Nairobi - American army choppers could be seen traversing the skies of Kenya's capital city Nairobi a few days to the planned visit by US President Barrack Obama to the country.
The choppers started their patrols Monday evening and continued Tuesday as they sought to clear the city of risk factor ahead of Obama's arrival in the country.
Obama is expected to arrive in Kenya Friday to open the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit GES which takes place 25-26 July in Nairobi.
" They are doing normal patrols and it will continue as the US President gets closer to arrival," an officer in the know on security arrangements during the visit told News24.
According to sources, there has also been heightened patrols in the city and intelligence agents are also on high alert.
The city will also see increased foot patrols and with many roads to be blocked over the weekend, Kenyans will be urged not to make their way to places they do not need to go to.
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