Nairobi Reggae Lovers party with the President and Raila at UB40 Concert
Nairobi reggae lovers got a rare opportunity to party with president Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga at the UB40 concert held at Carnivore grounds on Saturday night.
The president who is a known UB40 fan, joined revelers in dancing after a hectic day in Meru and Kirinyaga counties.
In a series of videos that have lit up social media, the president is seen singing along to every tune in the company of other revelers.
In one particular video the president lights up when the band begins to sing their signature tune dubbed ‘Red Red Wine’
The two leaders surprised concert goers at the venue to attend the legendary reggae band’s s Real Labour of Love 40th-anniversary tour of Kenya.
ODM leader Raila Odinga also danced the night away and at one point took to the stage to dance to the tune of the new BBI ‘anthem’ Nobody Can Stop Reggae made famous by the late Lucky Dube.
The UB 40 band known for hits such as Red Red Wine, was formed in 1978 by two brothers Ali and Robin Campbell before differences over managerial issues emerged between them, leading to a split in 2008.