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Uhuru Kenyatta receive warm welcome as he arrives from the Hague

Storyline:National News

Uhuru back to KenyaPresident Uhuru Kenyatta received a hero’s welcome when he arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport ( JKIA) from The Hagueon Thursday morning.

Kenyans from all walks of life thronged the airport as early as 3 a.m. to await the arrival of the Head of State and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, who accompanied him.

Deputy President William Ruto led senior Government officials and other leaders in receiving the President.

The plane carrying President Kenyatta and his entourage touched down at JKIA at 6.40 a.m. On arrival, the President inspected a colourful guard of honour mounted by a detachment of the Kenya Army.

Thereafter, the Head of State was entertained by groups of cultural dancers and choirs.

President Kenyatta, on Monday, said he would not subject the sovereignty of Kenya to any other jurisdiction on account of his attendance of the ICC Status Conference.

He invoked Article 147(3) of the Constitution, and appointed the Deputy President as Acting President while he attended the status conference at The Hague, in the Netherlands.

President Kenyatta resumed duties before he departed from The Hague last evening upon expiry of the legal notice appointing the Deputy President as Acting President.

Source: Standard