Apart from members of parliament and senators, some very important guests were also seated in the chambers. Most notable figures present were DP Ruto, Raila Odinga, Nairobi County Governor Anne Kananu and CJ Martha Koome.
However, the person that caught the attention of Kenyans was the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. During the address, hawk-eyed Kenyans spotted opposition chief Raila Odinga taking an afternoon nap while the head of state was reading his speech.
The video of Mr Odinga sleeping during the State of the Nation Address elicited mixed reactions from netizens, some saying that the ODM leader is tired and needs to retire. A few other Kenyans opined that it's not a crime to take a nap especially in the afternoon.
Here is how some Kenyans reacted after Raila Odinga was captured asleep in parliament.
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