In his capacity as the chairperson of the East African community, a position president Uhuru kenyatta was handed over by his predecessor and the president of Rwanda Paul Kagame a few months ago, Uhuru is set to address the East African community in a televised session.
The address is in regard to the passing away of a member in the East African community leadership, president John Pombe Magufuli of the United republic of Tanzania whose death has spread to both African and reputable international media outlets like wildfire.
In a statement released by State House communications team through its social media pages, the address will commence anytime from now.
"The president of the republic of Kenya who is also the current chairperson of the East African community, his excellency Uhuru kenyatta will shortly make a televised address on the passing away of President Dr. John Joseph pombe Magufuli of the United republic of Tanzania". Read a report from state house.
Magufuli who died aged 62 in what has been associated to heart-related diseases according to a statement given by vice president Hassan Suluhu had previously been rumoured to have died after he unceremoniously disappeared for weeks from the public radar while the president's communication team was largely mean with information on the whereabouts of the second-term president.
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