As the Kip keino classic went live in Kenya from Kasarani stadium yesterday, Kenyans were not only happy but excited how Kenyans kept on winning each category of the track events. The excitement went high when president Uhuru Kenyatta made his entry to the stadium only to be seen in the few individuals present to cheer the Kenyan team.
But why did president Kenyatta and the cabinet secretary for sports Amina Mohammed visit unannounced? The president is a national figure and a celebrated entry to the stadium especially when the sports were ongoing would disrupt the activities. An earlier communication would attract huge crowds which against the ministry of health protocols on cubbing the spread of covid 19. Those Kenyans who saw him were working hard in the field to potray an image of best Kenyan talent to the head of state.
President Kenyatta was there to create a spirit of solidarity and unity which comes with sports. Kenyans and especially Omanyala sprint saw the president grand him a standing ovation after Successfully competing against Americans bets talents Bromel and Gaitlin. Uhuru wanted to tell the world of how serious the country is in containing the spread of the virus.
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