President Uhuru Kenyatta spotted casually driving in Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta spotted casually driving in Nairobi

- One elderly lady got the surprise of her life after stumbling upon the Kenyan president's car in Nairobi traffic

- The president on Sunday, February 24, went incognito as he drove himself around the city in an armored vehicle

- Many motorists would have easily mistaken him for an ordinary citizen since roads were not cleared to give way to the head of state

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday, February 24, experienced what it was like to be a typical Kenyan stuck in traffic as he took a drive around the city.

Uhuru has consistently established himself as a president who is never afraid of taking a dip at the ordinary life, and he was at it again on Sunday.

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President Uhuru Kenyatta spotted casually driving in Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta spotted casually driving in Nairobi. Photo: Dennis Itumbi/Twitter

In a photo accessed by, Uhuru is casually waiting for traffic to open up in what looks like an armored vehicle, with many of the motorists around him oblivious of the man behind the wheel.

The photo was initially shared by digital strategist Dennis Itumbi who confirmed that indeed Uhuru had decided to drive himself on the day.

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Quite notably, the photo also captured the unique moment when an elderly-looking lady snatched at the chance to engage the president whilst in traffic.

The lady, presumably one of the many street dwellers in the city, is seen with one arm out in what looks like a waving gesture at Uhuru.

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A closer look at the scene would reveal that despite driving himself, Uhuru was not alone as there was a fleet of cars belonging to his security detail also caught in traffic.

This is not the first time Uhuru has chosen to drive incognito within the city as there have been several interesting incidents of the same in the past.

On January 19, Uhuru gave his security detail something to worry about once again after he decided to go on an impromptu 'escapade' with none other than ODM party leader Raila Odinga during a Kisumu tour.

President Uhuru Kenyatta spotted casually driving in Nairobi

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The incident happened shortly after the duo had attended burial of former Youth Enterprise and Development Fund (YEDF) board Chairman Bruce Odhiambo in Koru.

This is quite interesting. A leader should have no fear when it comes to mixing with the masses.

Meanwhile previously reported that a photo of a Ugandan man who bears a striking resemblance to former Kenyan president, Mwai Kibaki, has set social media abuzz.

The photo which has since assessed is of Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II - a King of Buganda which is a constitutional kingdom in modern-day Uganda.

Cheeky Kenyans,however, tried to convince the online masses that the photo belonged to Mwai Kibaki’s long lost son who wanted a reunion which is of course false.

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