Obama Arrives Kenya In 'The Beast' (Photos)

Obama Arrives Kenya In 'The Beast' (Photos)

The United States president, Barrack Obama, has arrived Kenya, his ancestral home.

Obama Arrives Kenya In 'The Beast' (Photos)
President Obama

Obama, who is visiting for the first time is visiting his home as a serving US president arrived in a bullet proof-glassed limousine popularly called 'The Beast'.

Obama, who is on a two-day visit to have a chat with the Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta and other top officials, arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, with the limousine ready to pick him up.

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According to the BBC, the US president would deliver a "blunt message" to African leaders concerning gay rights and discrimination. He is also billed to visit Ethiopia to show the United States' commitment to fighting terror in East Africa.

AFP revealed that the limousine that conveyed him from the airport was flown in from the US. It has eight-inch thick steel plates, five-inch thick bulletproof glass, Kevlar-reinforced tyres, and a presidential blood bank in the boot. See the photos of the beast below as it conveyed the president from the airport:

Obama Arrives Kenya In 'The Beast' (Photos)
Obama Arrives Kenya In 'The Beast' (Photos)


In a related development, there have been claims that the government of the United States helped the Boko Haram insurgency spread in Nigeria, one of the issues President Buhari's recent visit to the States addressed.

Source: Legit.ng

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