Feb, 1st 2021 – A consultative meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta, women leaders from Central Kenya and the clergy has been postponed to next week.
In a statement, State House spokesperson Kanze Dena said that the postponement was due to unavoidable circumstances. According to the statement, the venue for next week’s meeting will be communicated in due course.
“Consultative meetings between His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Clergy and Women Leaders from Central Kenya scheduled for today, Monday 1st February 2021 at Sagana State Lodge have been postponed to next week due to unavoidable circumstances,” read the statement.
The head of state pitched camp in his Central Kenya backyard on Friday, kicking off his 4-day visit to the region which saw him launch projects while drumming up support for the BBI.
The women arrived at the state Lodge from neighboring areas are said to have arrived as early as 6 am only to be told that there is no meeting.
A senior in Nyeri administrator however said that there were no plans for the meeting saying, “The meeting of women was a creation by some people so as to create confusion and mislead that the president refuses to address the people.”
The president has been meeting delegates from the Mount Kenya region since Friday last week at the State Lodge in his four-day working tour.