President Kenyatta seeks to pacify restive Ukambani with two-day tour

President Uhuru Kenyatta meets a delegation of political leaders from the Lower Eastern counties of Kitui, Machakos and Makueni, to discuss the region’s development, at State House in Nairobi on June 14, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • The President is expected to inspect ongoing government projects and launch new ones on June 28 and 29, in a bid to pacify the region which has been sidestepped since 2018.

President Uhuru Kenyatta will tour Ukambani region for two days this month to end disquiet over an alleged raw deal in the sharing of “Handshake” goodies.

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