Concern over President Uhuru Kenyatta's frequent trips abroad

Uhuru has made close to 90 foreign trips since 2013 while Mwai Kibaki did 33 international visits in 10 years.

The President was out of the country for the better part of last week when he went on an official visit to Cuba to reignite health agreements that had been previously signed but not implemented.

Two days after his arrival, he again headed to Rwanda to join African Union leaders in signing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) pact that will create a continental free trade area.

A number of Kenyans on social media however questioned the President's frequent trips with some labelling him a 'tourist President.'

They argue that he should instead delegate government officials to represent him in some of the international visits.

Critics have in the past few years put President Kenyatta on the spot for what they say are too many trips at the expense of the taxpayers money.

According to Wikipedia, the head-of-state has so far made close to 90 foreign trips since taking over power in 2013 while his predecessor Mwai Kibaki did 33 international visits in 10 years.

The government has however defended Mr Kenyatta's trips saying they bring "enormous benefits' to the country in terms of investments and finances for infrastructural development.

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