First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was part of family and guests who joined Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed during a bash organised on January 22, 2017, to wish her well as as she prepares to leave for Ethiopia for the African Union boss elections next week.
Kenyans were fascinated by the dress Mrs. Kenyatta wore during the luncheon held at a Nairobi hotel, she was clad is a beautiful Somali dirac dress.
But she was not alone, other ladies who showed up to give their best wishes to Ambassador Amina, her included, looked glam in different versions of the attire.
Mohamed is among five persons eyeing the AU top post and the election comes after President Uhuru Kenyatta made personal efforts to campaign for her, even making several trips to African countries.
His deputy William Ruto and selected members of the Cabinet also participated in the shuttle diplomacy as Amina fights to be AU chairperson.
The election that will identify the new chair will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government slated for January 30-31.
During her speech, the First Lady described the Foreign Affairs and International Trade CS as both an inspiration and a mentor to her fellow countrymen and women.
She praised her for her sacrifice and the unrelenting effort aimed at ensuring comfort towards improving Africa by protecting her interests and redefining the terms for Africa’s relationship with the rest of the world.
“You have made Kenya proud. Keep flying the Kenyan flag high. We know you are going higher. We wish you the very best”, the First Lady said during the luncheon.