President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday toured Kisumu County accompanied by ODM leader Raila Odinga. 

The Head of State inspected the recently refurbished Kisumu port and addressed locals while at the same time rally support for the released BBI report 

"The Government is restoring Kisumu Port into a modern regional lake transport hub capable of handling large volumes of cargo from Kenya into the East African hinterland," part of the statement from State House read. 

On the other hand, Odinga stated, "The people of the lakeside city have strongly endorsed the BBI process and have stated that they fully believe in the dream of a better Kenya. Asanteni Kisumu  

 

"Wound up the day with an inspection tour of the recently refurbished Kisumu Port that is a key logistical hub for trade between Kenya and neighboring nations. Kisumu is set to reclaim its place as the cornerstone of commerce in the Great Lakes Region."