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Why South Korean President bought Viagra on her visit to Kenya

South Korea authorities have revealed that the country’s president indeed bought Viagra during a visit to Kenya but that the purchase wasn’t meant for libido enhancement.

According to President Park Geun-hye’s office the purchase of about 360 erectile dysfunction Viagra pills and the generic version of the drug in December had nothing to do with the drug’s popular use, but rather they were meant to treat altitude sickness for members of the presidential entourage.

The embattled South Korean President made her maiden trip to Kenya in May 2016 in an African tour that also took her to Ethiopia and Uganda which all have high altitude capital cities.

IMPEACHMENT

South Korean doctors sometimes prescribe Viagra-style drugs to climbers because they are believed to be effective in preventing altitude sickness.

The revelation of the purchase of the drug was first made by an opposition law maker in the latest of the political storm to hit President Park Geun-hye who is already facing an imminent impeachment.

The impeachment push is fronted by opposition parties and some members of the president’s Saenuri Party over claims that she let a secretive confidante manipulate government affairs and amass an illicit fortune.