His Excellency the President and Commander-in- Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta and the Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan arrived at the State House Nairobi at 0822 hrs on Saturday 7th September 2013. KDF’s soldiers from 20 Para Battalion mounted a colourful send off Guard of Honour for the Nigerian Head of State, who has been in Kenya for a three days State visit.
At State House, the Deputy President Hon. William Ruto and the Chief of the Defence Forces General (Dr.) Julius Karangi were at hand to welcome the two Heads of State. Other dignitaries present were, Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph ole Lenku, Land Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu, Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi, Secretary to the Cabinet Francis Kimemia, service commanders, senior military officers and other invited guests.