President Uhuru Kenyatta with former CNN anchor [Courtesy]

President Uhuru Kenyatta is talk on social media after a picture of him embracing former CNN anchor Zain Varjee during the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) at the United Nations Office complex went viral.

President Uhuru and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron was among over 4,700 dignitaries attending the Fourth Session of the UNEA at the UN complex in Nairobi.

In a twist, Verjee claimed that she used a boda-boda to the session where the viral photo was taken.

“So much traffic at the UN today, I had to take a boda-boda to be in time to host #OnePlanetSummit thanks to John for getting me there in time! #nairobijam #KenyaFranceRelations,” she tweeted.

Verjee was born and raised in Kenya. Here are some of the hilarious comments posted by netizens on social media;


that guy knows what he is missing

— ben rabet (@benotieno63) March 15, 2019

He is wondering if fight against corruption had such hugs this game would be short!

— sally (@Salomelugard) March 15, 2019

He’s a great hugger ???????????? finally something about him that excites me..... Raila on the other hand is shoock.

— Atieno (@JudyAtieno) March 15, 2019

Same way he hugs corruption.

— Abu Nomsa (@GachiiKarani) March 15, 2019

Hehehehe baba hajapenda hiyo hug

— Elwak. M (@maelwak) March 15, 2019

— HON KIBUCHI MWAI (@kibuchimzito) March 15, 2019

Raila envying that hug

— George Kim (@GeorgeK77328926) March 15, 2019


President Uhuru Kenyatta;UN;Zain Varjee