President Uhuru Kenyatta faced another security scare at the Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium in Kisumu during Madaraka day proceedings.
While he was reading his official speech, a man jumped from the crowd and started running towards him.
Security officers present at the grounds intercepted the youthful man before he could reach the dais where the president was addressing Madaraka day attendees .
After seeing the commotion that ensued, Uhuru asked the security officers to let the man go.
“Wachana naye(let go off him) Uhuru said as he giggled and later on proceeded to read his speech.
This is the third time Uhuru’s security is threatened within a span of one month.
On May 26, a man from Kasarani area temporarily stopped Uhuru’s motorcade after on his way to Lucky Sumer estate to open a livestock market.
The 30-year-old man identified as Kefa was intercepted by police officers and taken in for grilling.
Kefa said that he had no intention of harming the president, but only top seek audience with him.
“When I saw the president, I knew I had a good opportunity to explain my problems to him,” he said a day after the incident.
This came just days after another security breach in Lamu County on May 20.
During the official launch of the Lamu port, a man rose from the crowd and moved towards the president in protest.
The man identified as Kinyua was able to bypass security officers and get a few feet from the president.
After he was arrested, Kinyua told police officers that he wanted to decry the lack of jobs for locals in the newly opened Lamu port.