Mama Sarah: Obama kept promise

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  • Speaking to the Nation at her home on Wednesday, a delighted Mama Sarah said she had implored the president to visit the country before the end of his term in office.
  • Mama Sarah said President Obama promised her he would come to Kenya when she visited the White House last November. She had gone to receive an entrepreneurship award at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
  • Mama Sarah, however, said she had no information on whether the US President would visit his ancestral home.

Mama Sarah Obama, grandmother of US President Barack Obama, on Wednesday said his July visit to Kenya is a fulfilment of a promise he made to her.

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