Photos:Uhuru rides into girls’ school with new bus

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday made an impromptu visit to State House Girls High School with a new bus.

He rode to the school in the bus and arrived as the prize-giving ceremony, presided over by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, was going on.

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The President then presented the keys to the principal, Mrs J.R. Muoti.

President Uhuru Kenyatta presents the new bus to State House Girls High School principal Mrs J.R. Muoti on July 25, 2014.

President Uhuru Kenyatta presents the new bus to State House Girls High School principal Mrs J.R. Muoti on July 25, 2014.

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Earlier, during the ceremony, the students had recited a poem appealing to the First Lady to help them replace their “ageing” bus.

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta (right) at State House Girls High School during the school’s prize-giving ceremony on July 25, 2014.

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LAST VISIT

President Kenyatta had promised the students a bus during his last visit to the school.

“Toyota Kenya agreed to donate the 55-seater school bus, which I am happy to present to the school in fulfilment of my promise,” he said.

He urged the students to concentrate on their studies and improve on last year’s performance.

Students pose for a photo with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Girls High School, Nairobi on July 25, 2014.

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The school’s management, led by board chairman Daniel Marube, and the principal thanked the President for the bus.

-nation.co.ke

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