Thousands already at Safaricom Kasarani stadium for Uhuru inauguration

November 28, 2017 8:12 am
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A multi agency security team has been strategically positioned in all corners of the stadium, inside and outside, ahead of the arrival of dignitaries among them over 20 Heads of State including Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu/FRANCIS MBATHA

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 28 – Thousands of Kenyans have already flocked to the Kasarani Stadium to witness the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

Long queues formed as early as 4am, with most people camping outside the expansive stadium, chanting patriotic songs.

Security has been heightened along Thika Road and the stadium to ensure everything goes as planned.

A multi agency security team has been strategically positioned in all corners of the stadium, inside and outside, ahead of the arrival of dignitaries among them over 20 Heads of State including Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Mombasa Road, Uhuru Highway, Museum Hill all the way to Junction of Limuru and Prof Wangari Maathai Road and Thika Super Highway up to Kasarani stadium have been designated as red zones during the inauguration.

Motorists have been urged to avoid the routes since they may be inconvenienced.

Police cautioned that the roads designated as red-zones will be highly guarded.

Long queues formed as early as 4am, with most people camping outside the expansive stadium, chanting patriotic songs/FRANCIS MBATHA

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