1. Arrival of His Excellency the President and Her Excellency the First Lady
His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and Her Excellency First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will arrive in Kisumu County on Sunday, 30th May 2021 for a three-day working visit of the County and the Nyanza Region.
During the Visit, the Head of State, will officially open complete National Government projects, inspect ongoing initiatives and launch new projects.
The President will be joined on the tour by several National and Regional leaders among them former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o among others.
The President’s itinerary, listing the various projects, will be shared with the media on a rolling basis.
2. State Visit by His Excellency Evariste Ndayishimiye, President of the Republic of Burundi
His Excellency President Evariste Ndayishimiye of the Republic of Burundi will arrive in Kisumu City on Monday, 31st May 2021 at the start of his two-day State Visit to the Republic of Kenya.
President Ndayishimiye, who will be accompanied by the First Lady of the Republic of Burundi, Her Excellency Angeline Ndayubaha, will join President Kenyatta during his tour of the various National Government Projects in Kisumu County and the Nyanza Region
3. Madaraka Day Celebrations
On 1st June 2021, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta will lead the Nation in marking the 58th Madaraka Day Celebrations at the new Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium in Mamboleo, Kisumu County.
His Excellency President Evariste Ndayishimiye of the Republic of Burundi will be the Guest of Honour during the Celebrations that will held in strict compliance with the National Covid-19 Containment Protocols.
4. Engagements by Excellencies Margaret Kenyatta and Angeline Ndayubaha
During the two-day State Visit by President Ndayishimiye, Her Excellency First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and her Burundi counterpart Her Excellency Angeline Ndayubaha will be engaged in a number of programs whose details will be shared with the media on a rolling basis.
5. Observance of Covid-19 containment measures
His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta would like to, once again, appeal to all Kenyans to continue observing the Covid-19 containment measures, even as they observe the 58th Madaraka Day Celebrations.
The President particularly appeals to the passionate residents of Kisumu City to give the best account of themselves by avoiding situations that may compromise national efforts against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Issued at STATE LODGE, KISUMU
29th May 2021