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Snake sends people running after it surfaced a few meters from President Uhuru’s seat at Kisumu State Lodge (Photos)

April 19, 2017 at 09:29
Snake sends people running after it surfaced a few meters from President Uhuru’s seat at Kisumu State Lodge (Photos)

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tour of Kisumu was not without drama – guests scampered for safety after a green mamba surfaced at the dais.

The head of state visited the Lakeside city on Tuesday April 18th to attend the National Drama festivals gala which was held at Kisumu State Lodge.

A daring snake caused havoc at Kisumu State Lodge before the president arrived there, Uhuru had made a detour to Oginga Odinga Street to address a crowd that had gathered.

President Uhuru addresses Kisumu residents

Meanwhile the guests who were waiting for him at Kisumu State Lodge were being terrified by a green mamba that crept all the way to the main dais.

The main dais at Kisumu State Lodge

The snake was spotted after it surfaced a few meters from where the president seat had been reserved. Dignitaries ran for dear lives as the snake slithered while trying to escape.

Security officers rush to kill the snake that terrified guests at Kisumu State Lodge

Police officers attached to the presidential guard speedily hit the snake and incapacitated it. The bushy surrounding environment around the State Lodge offers a perfect habitat for serpents and other dangerous animals.

 

 

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