Latest rumour milling around is that Uhuru’s presidential jet forced to return to Nairobi mid air had nothing to do with dangerous Yemen air space, the flight is alleged to have been in Sudan air space when it made the dramatic U-turn.
The president’s trip has now been cancelled as per a brief statement from Statehouse.
It is not clear but it is alleged that there might be a protocol hitch between Kenya and Ethiopia. Whereas Asmara-Eritrea may not have any problem with Nairobi, it is highly unlikely that they could Welcome the Kenyan Flight entering from Ethiopia airspace especially if prior authorization was not obtained.
Here is the statement from Statehouse spokesman Manoah Esipisu.
UPDATE ON HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENTâ€™S VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES
This is an addendum to the statement issued earlier regarding the Presidentâ€™s planned visit to the US for the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles. The President will no longer be making the trip.
State House Spokesperson