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Uhuru makes birthday song request during live phone call on radio

Kameme FM presenter Muthoni Wa Kirumba surprises Uhuru kenyatta with on-air phone call

A collage of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Muthoni wa Kirumba

Kameme FM presenter Muthoni Wa Kirumba left listeners in awe as she made a surprise on-air call to retired President Uhuru Kenyatta, on Thursday, October 26, extending warm birthday wishes.

During the live conversation, Muthoni spared no words in showering the former president with praise, wishing him abundant blessings and expressing hopes that all his desires would come to fruition.

She went on to declare that Kenyatta deserved everything befitting a king.

In a gracious response, Kenyatta expressed his gratitude for the thoughtful gesture, acknowledging the birthday wishes.


He took the opportunity to call on fellow Kenyans to join him in prayer for the nation, especially as the country gears up to celebrate its 60th independence ceremony on December 12.

Adding a touch of humor to the conversation, Kenyatta skillfully deflected questions about his age, evoking laughter as he jokingly insisted that life truly begins at 40.

The lighthearted banter injected a refreshing and relatable quality into the morning show, showcasing the former president's ability to connect with ordinary Kenyans on a personal level.

As the conversation drew to a close, Kenyatta requested Muthoni to play a song close to his heart.


The former president's musical choice turned out to be 'I Got You Babe' by his favorite band, UB40.

Elsewhere, market traders in Gatundu South Market came together to celebrate the 62nd birthday of the retired president with spirited song and dance.

The market is situated in Gatundu South, the political heartland of the Kenyatta family.


Despite Kenyatta's absence, the spirit of unity and celebration filled the air as traders took a break from their bustling activities to express their gratitude and admiration for the retired statesman.


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