Video of President Kenyatta's dance moves sparks varied reactions on social media

2017-02-10 15:30
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Cape Town - A video showing President Uhuru Kenyatta doing a popular dance known as 'dabbing' while meeting a group of Kenyan dancers at State house has gone viral on social media.

The video has sparked varied reactions, with some Kenyans lambasting the president for "focussing on campaigning while the country is faced with critical issues such as the continued strike by doctors".

Kenyatta is currently campaigning for re-election in August, and according to BBC, "he has been on a nationwide campaign to urge young people to register as voters before 15 February when the process closes". 

His supporters, however, have maintained: "He is showing that he is approachable."

Kenyatta has been meeting with celebrities to help in his strategy to get out the vote, the report said.

The video was posted to Kenyatta's official Facebook page early this week. 

Watch the video below.

Twitter reaction

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