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BY NAMULONGO PETER/CORRESPONDENT,16TH JULY 2018- Former Us president Barrack Obama has arrived in Kogello Siaya county where he will launch the Sauti Kuu vocational training center that is meant to nature youth talents from the region.Security remains tight even as anxious residents wait for the moment.
After his private jet touched down a few minutes after 10 am he proceeded to his grandmother’s home where he was received by family members.
They held a brief family meeting before the former US leader headed to open Sauti Kuu Resource Centre, the multi-million-shilling youth centre built by his half-sister Auma Obama.
In Kisumu, Mr Obama was welcome at the airport by Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyon’go in a stop-over that lasted less than 20 minutes.
Prof Nyongo, his deputy Matthew Owili and Kisumu Tourism County Executive Archie Alai accompanied Mr Obama to Kogelo.
Security was tight both at the airport and on roads leading to and from the airport towards Kisian, with police officers stationed at vantage points.