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Miss World Kenya’s Heartfelt Letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta raises Eyebrows

"I have incurred personal debt to the tune of Sh 2.5Million"

Mrs. Terry Mungai has penned down a heartfelt letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta over the current situation at the Camp of Miss World Beauty Pageant in China.

Mrs. Mungai has expressed her concerns over the hard times that the Miss World Kenyan team is going through while China in their effort to represent the Nation at this year’s Beauty Pegeant.

The Miss World Kenya holder is appealing to the President to provide support to team Kenya so that they can be able to compete well with other Countries.

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According to Mrs. Mungai, the current economic challenges caused by political tension in the country has adversely affected their corporate sponsors finances both on a personal and business level.

“Your Excellency, it’s my humble submission that Jeruto is not only performing a national duty but is the face of Kenyan beauty to the world, a responsibility that should be catered within the Ministries of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs as well as Sports, Culture and the Arts  with support from the Ministry of Tourism. We are cognisant of the current economic challenges that the political tension has caused. This has adversely affected our would-be corporate sponsors and has greatly depleted our finances on a personal and business level.” Reads Part of Terry Mungai letter to the President

She added that, she has been forced to incur a debt of Sh2.5 million in her effort to facilitated and create a conducive environment to this years Representative Ms. Magline Jeruto (Miss Elgeyo Marakwet).

“The mandatory competition requirements and expenses such as airline tickets, wardrobe, accommodation, and participation expenses have to be facilitated to create a conducive and equal environment for all contestants. To make this happen I have incurred personal debt to the tune of KES 2.5Million”, Reads Part of Terry Mungai letter to the President

However, Mrs Mungai stated that, the hope of Kenya lies on the shoulders of Ms. Magline Jeruto who has managed to qualify to be among the coveted top 30 contestants.

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“Our nation’s hope lies on the shoulders of Ms. Magline Jeruto (Miss Elgeyo Marakwet), our representative this year. She has been here for a month and has so far been remarkable; even qualifying to be among the coveted top 30 contestants. As you know, Kenya currently holds the Miss World Africa title and consequently the expectations are high. As the competition heads towards the homestretch, the media and general public have taken keen interest and are hopeful that she will do exceptionally well come the finale on 18 Dec, 2017.” Added Terry Mungai in the Letter

Full Letter from Mrs Terry Mungai to President Uhuru

"An open letter to H.E The President, Uhuru Kenyatta, from Miss World Kenya Pageant Holder Mrs. Terry Mungai.

Dear Mr. President,

Receive our greetings from the Miss World Kenya team here in China representing the nation at the annual Miss World Beauty Pageant. With over 140 countries participating and more than 1 Billion viewers every year, this is the longest running and undisputedly the most prestigious beauty pageant in the world as it does not only celebrate physical beauty but also emphasises on inner beauty through beauty with a purpose.

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Our nation’s hope lies on the shoulders of Ms. Magline Jeruto (Miss Elgeyo Marakwet), our representative this year. She has been here for a month and has so far been remarkable; even qualifying to be among the coveted top 30 contestants. As you know, Kenya currently holds the Miss World Africa title and consequently the expectations are high. As the competition heads towards the homestretch, the media and general public have taken keen interest and are hopeful that she will do exceptionally well come the finale on 18 Dec, 2017.

Your Excellency, it’s my humble submission that Jeruto is not only performing a national duty but is the face of Kenyan beauty to the world, a responsibility that should be catered within the Ministries of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs as well as Sports, Culture and the Arts  with support from the Ministry of Tourism. We are cognisant of the current economic challenges that the political tension has caused. This has adversely affected our would-be corporate sponsors and has greatly depleted our finances on a personal and business level. However, mandatory competition requirements and expenses such as airline tickets, wardrobe, accommodation, and participation expenses have to be facilitated to create a conducive and equal environment for all contestants. To make this happen I have incurred personal debt to the tune of KES 2.5Million

Mr. President as you go about your many national duties serving the great people of Kenya, may you find it in you to hear our simple plea. As you have done in the past, may you remember us and support us here in China.

Thank you and may God bless you.

Mrs. Terry Mungai,

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