Kenyans on social media have expressed mixed reactions after it was revealed that President William Ruto will fly to India on Monday, December 4.
President Ruto who is currently attending COP28 in Dubai will be making his inaugural state visit to India.
He will be in India for three days and will engage in bilateral talks with various government officials besides holding discussions with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Ruto will be accorded a ceremonial welcome at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan on December 5.
On the other hand, a state banquet will also be hosted by the Prime Minister in honour of Ruto and his delegation.
It was detailed that the ceremonial welcome was aimed at India’s goal of enhancing its foreign relations with Kenya.
President Ruto has made over 40 foreign trips in under one and a half years since he took over from Uhuru Kenyatta on September 12, 2023.
The revelation about his trip to India has sparked heated social media reactions, with a section of Kenyans expressing their displeasure against the head of state.
Some say that the term “tangatanga” that he had been branded during the last term of former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s regime was a definition of his true self.
Others have urged the President to stay long in the country and find a way of turning around the economy.
Below are screenshots of some of the reactions.