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Selfies, hugs and hi-fives as Uhuru hosts mentorship students

Pupils under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) had a rare moment with President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday morning taking selfies, hugging and hi-fiving.

President Uhuru Kenyatta takes selfies with pupils under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) at State House, Nairobi.
President Uhuru Kenyatta takes selfies with pupils under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) at State House, Nairobi.

The head of state looked relaxed and all smiles with no security around him as some of the students wrapped their arms around his neck from behind in order to take selfies.

He is dressed down in a polo t-shirt and casual pants around the dining table where he had breakfast with the students.

One of the pupils under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) gives President Uhuru Kenyatta a hi-five when they visited State House, Nairobi.
One of the pupils under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) gives President Uhuru Kenyatta a hi-five when they visited State House, Nairobi.

“This morning I had breakfast with the third batch of PURES students at State House, Nairobi,” read a caption accompanying the pictures on Facebook.

PURES is an initiative of the First Lady and the President where they mentor the pupils.

One of the pupils under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) shares a once in a life time moment with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi.
One of the pupils under the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) shares a once in a life time moment with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi.

The pupils drawn from 47 counties get an opportunity to interact with the First Family, key Government Institutions and key leaders .