KOT pay tribute to Obama as he leaves office
As the world prepares to welcome Donald Trump as the new President of the United States of America, Kenyans on Twitter have paid glowing tribute to outgoing American President Barack Obama.
Through the hashtag #ObamaExits Kenyans on Twitter some went to the extent of asking President Obama to come and vie for presidency in Kenya given his high approval ratings.
After two terms in White House, Mr Obama will hand over power to Mr Trump on Friday. Below are some of the views expressed by netizens:
Thank you Obama and Michelle for being so influencial.I will always admire you people! #ObamaExits
— Lavinah Deborah (@LavinahMchelsea) January 20, 2017
It is so sad the #ObamaExits , more sad that Trump takes over and extremely sad that he hates Kenya.
— STEPHEN JUNIOR (@stephenotynow) January 20, 2017
— Michelle Huggins (@mkhlovelife) January 20, 2017
Can Obama consider VYING for President in Kenya….Acute shortage of suitable OPTIONS.. #ObamaExits
— Alex Chege (@kibunjax) January 20, 2017
#ObamaExits A president whose tenure was premised on respect of fundamental human rights.
— Stanley (@Starstanley) January 20, 2017