Via the statehouse recent post,during his speech, President Kenyatta informed the athletes, as a country we are here to congratulate, show how as a country we are proud of their good performance, as individuals and as team.
"We are here to celebrate your victory which is Kenya's victory. And we are here to congratulate you, to say how proud we are for your performance as individuals and as a team." President President Kenyatta said.
The ruling party leader also announce a uniform token of Ksh 200,000 to all athletes and officials, including paralympic team, participating in delaying summer games.
The President remarks subjected Kenyans to mixed of reactions where, a group applause the Uhuru, Ruto Jubilee government initiative as others feels more still needed considering they always raise the state flag high.
The IG: Hongera Team Kenya. Kenyans are proud of you. Thank you Rais for honouring our sportsmen.
John: Too late but it's something. Finally @statehouse Kenya has done some for our athletics.
Kenya got 10medals, 4 Gold from Faith(1500m) Korir (800M), Kipchoge (Men's Marathon) and Peres( Women Marathon) 4 Silver medal and 2 bronze.
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