It started with a threat from UoN student leader Babu Owino; he said if President Barack Obama does not visit the institution, around 18 students would commit suicide . More students will participate in urinating on trees planted by the president of the most powerful nation.
And now there is another group; members of the Republican Liberty Party have threatened to mobilize “approximately 5,000 totally naked men and women to protest over Obama’s open and aggressive support for homosexuality”.
In a letter addressed to the Administration Police Commandant, the party, together with its 5,000 naked Kenyans are set to throng the streets of Nairobi on 22nd and 23rd of this month is protest of growing support for homosexuality.
Obama’s planned visit to Kenya has created a huge hype among Kenyan’s of all walks of life. However, his stand on homosexuality has sharply divided the nation with the majority of them warning against pro-gay rhetoric in a country that prides itself for being conservative regarding the topic of marriage.