United States President, Barack Obama, left the country on Sunday afternoon for Ethiopia after completing a three-day visit to Kenya.
Obama arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport’s Terminal Two shortly after 4pm aboard Marine One, his official helicopter, escorted by three other military aircraft.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto saw off President Obama at JKIA.
Also in the company of President Kenyatta was Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed, Senate Deputy Speaker Kembi Gitura and Uhuru’s sister Nyokabi.
President Obama arrived in Kenya on Friday afternoon for a historic visit, which was well-received by Kenyans from all corners of the nation.
While in the country, President Obama co-hosted the Sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit with President Kenyatta.
He also held bilateral talks with President Kenyatta, the Deputy President and Cabinet Secretaries at State House, Nairobi.
Upon arrival at State House on Saturday, the Kenya military gave the US leader a 21 gun salute after which he inspected a guard of honour.
On Saturday night, President Kenyatta hosted President Obama to a State Dinner at State House.
Earlier on Sunday, President Obama gave a lecture at the Safaricom Arena Kasarani that was graced by President Kenyatta and DP Ruto. He later gave another speech at Kenyatta University.
President Obama’s visit has opened a new chapter in Kenya-US relations with several bilateral agreements signed between the two countries.
During his visit, the US President also had the chance to touch base with his Kenyan heritage.