President Kenyatta gifts AFC Leopards at State House (Photos)

Uhuru fulfills the promise he made to AFC Leopards at Joe Kadenge's burial.

Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga and Musalia Musavadi. President Uhuru Kenyatta handover a brand new 51-seater Bus to AFC Leopards at State House (Photos)

Over the weekend, President Uhuru Kenyatta gifted AFC Leopards a brand new Bus, fulfilling a promise he made to the club during the burial ceremony of the late Joe Kadenge.

Speaking during the handover ceremony, Kenyatta commended Kenyan sportsmen and women for being good role models to the youth. The bus was donated to the club by Dr Nelson Sechere, an international fundraising expert.

The Kenya Premier League side (AFC Leopards) was at State House in an event that was graced by CS Amina Mohamed, CS Eugene Wamalwa and their team Patron MP Tim Wanyonyi.

Role models to the youth

“President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended Kenyan sportsmen and women for being good role models to the youth. He spoke on Saturday at State House when he handed over a bus to AFC Leopards Football Club, which was donated by Dr Nelson Sechere, an international fundraising expert”

“The President said Kenyan sports personalities have been a great inspiration to the youth by demonstrating that it is possible for individuals to utilise their God given talents to improve their livelihood”

“The President said the Government is looking into the possibility of establishing stadiums for local teams to enable them raise funds for themselves in addition to utilizing the facilities as training venues” reads a number of tweets from State House.

Thank you Mr President

Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa also thanked the President saying “I wish to thank H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta for presenting a brand new ultra modern bus to @AFCLeopardsc @StateHouseKenya as promised last year at the late Joe Kadenge's funeral”.

On Saturday, President Kenyatta, ODM leader Raila Odinga, CS Amina Mohamed and ANC’s Musalia Mudavadi attended the Mashemeji Derby at Kasarani Stadium where AFC leopards lost 1 nil to Gor Mahia.

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