Chateaus Uhuru Will Remain In the wake of Going out
President Uhuru Kenyatta assured Kenyans that he would retire peacefully once his term ends in 2022. He is set to receive Ksh72 million gratuityfor retiring Presidents on top of Ksh47 million monthly pension.
His retirement has drawn nationwide debate, with several counties offering to host the head of state. Reports have also alleged that a number of politicians are planning on opposing him from retiring in their counties.
“I have heard that some people want to be governors so as to frustrate the President. My friend, politics is not about you but Nakuru residents. We want to respect the President and allow him to drink tea at the State House with his successor. How can you disturb the President’s peace?
An aerial view of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s house adjacent to State House, Nairobi
Uhuru has readied himself for retirement by building four mansions in Nairobi, Nakuru, Narok and Kiambu counties.
State House – Nairobi
The President owns a Ksh700 million house near State House, Nairobi, constructed under his personal supervision.
In 2019, reports detailed that he privately founded the house unlike the other President’s whose homes were built with public coffers
Among the features of the house are bulletproof windows, electric fences and modern alarm and security systems. It also has a spacious lounge for treating visitors, a swimming pool, helipad and several rooms including a number of offices.
Ichaweri, Kiambu County
Construction of the mansion in Uhuru’s home towncommenced in 2018 with the contractor working under heavy GSU security.