President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday welcomed France President Emmanuel Macron to Kenya and said the visit would bolster ties between the two nations.
He went ahead to tweet in French but Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) were quick to make hilarious comments on the President’s ‘new language’.
“Je suis ravi d’accueillir mon ami Son Excellence Président Emanuel Macron de la République de France à State House, Nairobi. Le kenya et la France entretiennent des relations cordiales qui ont permis de stimuler la croissance dans différents secteurs au benefice de nos peuples,” wrote the Head of State.
(I am delighted to welcome my friend His Excellency President Emanuel Macron of the Republic of France to State House, Nairobi. Kenya and France have a cordial relationship that has helped to stimulate growth in different sectors to the benefit of our peoples).
Here are some of the most hilarious reactions to the President’s message.
“Hii Loan unaomba France utalipa mwenyewe. Ata ugeuze lugha, tunajua ni loan unaomba…”
“Next time Uhuru visits France, we demand that the French president @EmmanuelMacrontweets in Swahili or Kikuyu.”
“I hope haujatutusi.”
“Wale wanaelewa kifaransa tusaidieni isiwe ni loan anaomba jameni!”
“You should be speaking Chinese coz you indebted us to them.”
“Thank France on our behalf for french fries & French kisses..zimetusaidia sana”
“Hehehe hiyo sioni kama ni handwriting yake.”
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