By NATION Reporter-Posted Saturday, August 4 2012 at 11:09-United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kenya Saturday on the latest leg of her African tour.-She is presently holding talks with President Kibaki at State House, Nairobi.
Ms Clinton arrived at JomoKenyattaInternationalAirport, Nairobi at 10.20 and immediately left for State House in a convoy of 15 vehicles.
A statement from the US State Department Friday said Ms Clinton would first meet the President and Prime Minister Raila Odinga to push for a credible General Election before holding talks with Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials led by its chairman Issack Hassan.
“The Secretary will meet President Kibaki, Prime Minister Odinga, and other government officials to emphasise her support for transparent, credible, non-violent national elections in 2013,” US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.
Mrs Clinton is also scheduled to meet Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, a representative of local election monitors, Mr Kennedy Masime, the chairman of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Dr Mzalendo Kibunjia and Constitution Implementation Commission chairman Charles Nyachae.
The US Secretary of State will also meet the chairman of the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution Charles Nyachae and the Federation of Women Lawyers.
In her African tour, Ms Clinton has visited Senegal, South Sudan and Uganda.
She is expected to leave Kenya on Sunday.