Kenyans have joined retired President Uhuru Kenyatta in celebrating his birthday on Thursday, October 26.
Kenyans rushed to various social media platforms, as netizens congratulated the former head of state on his 62nd birthday.
Uhuru was born on October 26, 1961, and is the son of Kenya’s founding president, Jomo Kenyatta and Mama Ngina.
Kenyans who wished the former head of state a happy birthday also took the chance to express gratitude for Uhuru’s contribution towards Kenya’s infrastructure and his bid to unite the country.
Kenyans took to social media platforms to share some famous quotes from the fourth Kenyan head of state.
Some were also keen to point out that they missed his state address and shirts that became popular during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here’s are some of the messages from Kenyans;
Ndungu Harun: “Oh yes. The only national holiday that can’t be turned into a circus by clowns.26th it is!! Siku ya HE Uhuru ya kuzaliwa.”
Omari A Joash: “Uhuru’s big day. A president who only wanted to leave the country in safe hands but Zakayo happened.”
Hellen Gatuku: “We really miss H.E Uhuru, he was in deed a visionary and a statesman. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding be his portion all the days of his life, Happy birthday our Kingpin.”
David Maina Ndung’u: “Asante H.E Uhuru Kenyatta for your exemplary leadership and service to Wananchi! Happy Birthday Mr. President!”
Wanjira Ngatha: “Happy Birthday,our future Leaders have you to emulate,we hopeful that we shall have the courage to step in leadership and change the course of our country.”