Malawi VP, opposition leader Atupele to attend Uhuru inauguration in Kenya

Malawi Vice President Khumbo Kachali and opposition UDF presidential candidate Atupele Muluzi will attend the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta, as new President of Kenya.

Uhuru, the son of former president late Jomo Kenyatta won the election despite being accused by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court of helping to direct the violence that followed Kenya’s last polls in 2007. He denies the charge.

The swearing in ceremony will take place on Tuesday at Moi International sports center, Kasarani in Nairobi.

The Vice President Kachali and deputy foreign affairs minister Abel Kayembe will be representing President Joyce Banda at this Kenya’s auspicious occasion.

Atupele Muluzi: To attend Uhuru inauguration
Atupele Muluzi: To attend Uhuru inauguration

Atupele has been personally invited by the Kenyan President-elect, according to the presidential hopeful’s personal assistant Charles Mkozomba.

Speaking to Joy Radio, Mkozomba who is accompanying Atupele said Kenya’s president-elect invited Atupele to be part of high ranking leaders attending the swearing ceremony.

Just like Atupele, Mkozomba said on Joy Radio that Uhuru is a youthful president, a development he said signifes that given chance, youths could also lead in politics better.

African heads of state expected to grace incude South Africa’s Jacob Zuma,  Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni, Tanzania’s Jakaya Kikwete and Rwanda’s Paul Kagame.

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