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Kenya First Lady H.E. Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta Hosts Her Sierra Leonean Counterpart H.E. Fatima Maada Bio






The First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mrs Fatima Maada Bio, has safely landed in Kenya to a grand reception courtesy of her counterpart in the East African country, First Lady Mrs Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta.

                                  H.E. Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta (L), with H.E. Fatima Maada Bio (R)

Mrs Bio is on an official State Visit to Kenya with her husband, His Excellency the President of Sierra Leone, at the invitation of the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta.

Following the Reception Ceremony hosted by the State for the Sierra Leone First Family, Mrs Fatima Bio and her Kenyan counterpart held bilateral engagements on mutual interests.

                                H.E. Margaret Gakuo Kenyatta (C-L), with H.E. Fatima Maada Bio (C-R)

The two First Ladies exchanged pleasantries on their inspiring efforts towards women and children's empowerment in the sister nations.

Mrs Kenyatta expressed admiration over the success stories of Mrs Bio on the Hands Off Our Girls Campaign while expressing hopes that their interventions would enhance gender equality in both countries.

Mrs Bio equally lauded the efforts of Mrs Kenyatta in the promotion of sports (marathon) and her advocacy for mothers and child wellness in the East African nation.

The two sisters have already visited a few locations in Nairobi, including a Kids Zone Company that manufactures furniture from waste products.

They are both board members of the World Wildlife and Conservation Organisation, of which H.R.H Prince William of Great Britain is also a member.


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