Uhuru demands answers on empty seats during Jamhuri Day

Kenyans follow proceedings at Kasarani on December 12, 2017 during the 54th Jamhuri Day celebrations. President Uhuru Kenyatta has demanded an explanation from organisers of national celebrations after the celebrations were poorly attended. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Efforts to get Mr Kibicho to respond to the accusation were not fruitful as calls to his mobile phone went unanswered.
  • But spokesman Mwenda Njoka said the Nairobi regional coordinator would be the correct officer to answer any queries on the event.
  • Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja, without pointing fingers, implied that city politicians were not involved in organising the fete.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has demanded an explanation from organisers of national celebrations after the Jamhuri Day fete in Nairobi on Tuesday was poorly attended.

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