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Former US Barack Obama arrives on Sunday for a much-anticipated visit as a private person, Citizen Obama considered a son of the soil and a beloved celebrity.

The 44 President of the U.S. landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Sunday morning and headed straight to State House, Nairobi for a brief meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Before they head to Kogelo, Obama and his family will pay a courtesy call on President Uhuru Kenyatta and meet Opposition leader Raila Odinga in a tightly scheduled programme.

On the other hand, Spanish newspaper El Pais quoted government spokesperson Isabel Celaá confirming that Mr Obama met with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez in Madrid on Friday.

The former statesman's held talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Obama previously visited Kenya in 2006, while he was still a US senator from IL and again in 2015 during his tenure in the White House, but never lived there.

Obama is in the country to support Auma in setting up Sauti Kuu Foundation in K'Ogelo, Siaya county.

President Kenyatta gifted the former US President with two books on Kenya's youth and success stories in the last 50 years. The visit marks Obama's first time visiting the country since leaving office previous year. The facility comprises a sports centre as well as a resource and vocational training section.

Over 4,000 people are expected to attend the lecture at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg on July 17.

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