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Why Anyang’ Nyong’o Accompanied Kenyatta To Cuba

The Head of State and his delegation arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Monday after concluding a 5-day trip to the Carribean island country on Sunday evening.

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The notable individual in Uhuru’s entourage,however, was Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o. The first Opposition leader to attend an event with the President outside the country.

According to The Presidential Strategic Communications Unit (PSCU), which had also accompanied President Uhuru to Cuba, revealed that Prof Nyong’o accompanied the president for the event, in the interest of fostering Health in Kenya.

Nyong’o attended because he is a member of the health committee in the council of governors, which is chaired by

Marsabit County counterpart Mr Mohamud, who was part of the entourage.

“The President’s delegation includes Marsabit Governor Mohamud Mohamed and Kisumu Peter Anyang Nyong’o. Health being a devolved function, governors are a key factor in the delivery of the President’s health agenda,” PSCU said in a statement.

Other officials who were with Kenyatta included;

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Foreign Affairs and International Trade Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma, Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Achesa Mohamed and Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr Rashid Amani.Cuba is known to have one of the best health systems in the world, and the partnership between the two countries is set to greatly help Kenya.

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