Uhuru Announces Trip to Jamaica & Kenyans' Reactions Are Just Hilarious

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta, on Tuesday, announced that he would be visiting Kingston, Jamaica, for a state visit.

    In a press statement sent to newsrooms, State House Spokesperson, Kanze Dena, stated that the president would be visiting the country next week.

    "Next week, his Excellency the President will depart for Kingston, Jamaica, for a State visit at the invitation of The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, " part of the statement read.

    The president and the Jamaica Prime Minister are expected to discuss and explore opportunities for enhanced bilateral relations between the two countries.

    The announcement excited netizens, who as usual, made all kind of requests to the president including a call to legalise marijuana in Kenya.

    "Finally...! He's considering legalizing it but first, he has to watch a trailer! Jamaicans, Your behaviors will determinate our fate...be at your best!" Mary Kihoro noted.

    "I hope legalization of weed will be the first prioritized in the meeting," Tonito Juneweather stated.

    "For the country to develop we must use high-quality products I hope you get me well so let him go and launch a good business partnership which will enhance and pull down our youths," Bonnie Michirah weighed in.

    "Yes, the president is right. Create more market, there are huge "resources" we need to start exporting as a country," Vincent Jose noted.

    Cannabis in Jamaica is illegal but possession of small amounts was reduced to a petty offence in 2015.

    In the country, cannabis is referred to as ganja and plays a prominent role in its public image, being tied to cultural touchstones such as Rastafari.