President Uhuru wins 🏆 African award 👏 on transport and road infrastructure

  |   Kenya News

President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of this year's African award on transport and road infrastructure.

In a ceremony in Dakar, Senegal, yesterday, the Africa Road Builders awarded Uhuru the 2018 Babacar Ndiaye for Jubilee's projects in railway, road, air as well as a nationwide street lighting.

While congratulating President Uhuru Kenyatta, the selection committee announced that the presentation of the trophy will take place on May 23 in Busan, South Korea, during the the African Development Bank Bank annual meeting.

"We thank and congratulate the AfDB and its President Dr Akinwumi Adesina for putting the issue of roads and transport high on its agenda through its 'High 5 to Transform Africa' programme," said Mr Wade.

"We note the crucial role Kenya is playing as a commercial hub of East and Central Africa and the investment in big infrastructure projects to live up to the status," he said.

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