President Uhuru Kenyatta left former KTN news anchor Alex Chamwada surprised after he paid him an impromptu visit while he was filming one of his documentaries at the rehabilitated Michuki Park in Nairobi County.
In a video seen by Kenyannews.co.ke, the Chams Media founder narrated how the Uhuru Kenyatta surprised him while he was inspecting the park ahead of its opening.
Chamwada stated that after Uhuru Kenyatta noticed him and his cameraman filming, he acknowledged his contribution to content creation in development matters.
“It is very rare and to have a casual and unplanned conversation with a Head of State in an unlikely place. Recently when my cameraman, Eric Mwema Maweu, and I were filming here at the MIchuki Park, President Uhuru Kenyatta walked in unexpectedly.”
“On noticing me, the president acknowledged my contribution in content creation in development matters then we started strolling together around the park He was warm as I shared my views on what should be done about the environmental conversation,” he narrated.
Chamwada had nice things to say about the youth saving the environment giving an example of how Korogocho youths had planted grass and collecting garbage.
He also stated that he has been pushing for behavioral change to make people understand that it is not always about the government.
The President who was in the company of Nairobi Metropolitan Services boss Major-General Mohamed Badi told Chamwada that he was now in good hands given the work he had done since he signed the deed of transfer agreement with Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.
The rehabilitation of Michuki Park is one of the key developmental projects of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The park was named after the late former Minister of Environment and National Resources. The Park used to be a dumpsite before its rehabilitation.
The Park was officially opened on Friday 14 by President Uhuru. It was initially known as the Mazingira Park before it was renamed by the Ministry of Environment in 2012