On Tuesday, November 30th, all attention focused on Parliament buildings where President Uhuru Kenyatta was set to give the State of The Nation address. This is his last address as the President of Kenya before he proceeds on retirement come next year.
All political leaders from the government as well as from the opposition were present at the event. Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga was the first high-profile leader who arrived at the parliament building followed by Deputy President Dr. William Ruto.
Majority of attention focused on the Deputy President who arrived uniquely. After stepping out of his motorcade, the second in command walked past the military and greeted them.
He then walked towards the parliament building where he greeted National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka who were waiting by.
He then walked ahead and greeted Nairobi governor Anne Kananu and Senate Minority leader James Orengo who was also standing near Anne Kananu. He had a brief chat with them before returning at the entrance to wait for President Uhuru's arrival.
He is expected to share a roof with Uhuru Kenyatta as well as ODM leader Raila Odinga inside the Parliament buildings.
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