The Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government has ordered for immediate repatriation of Kenya Prisons women volleyball team that is in Cairo.
Government has insisted that It did not sponsor the team trip to Cairo and they were surprised to hear that the team was out of the country.
Principal Secretary State Department for Correctional Services, Zeinab Hussein in a statement said that the team had breached the contract regarding travel of Public servants out of the country.
“The State Department for Correctional Services neither cleared nor financed the team’s travel to Cairo and was surprised to learn of its presence outside the country.Given the breach of protocol and the contravention of rules regarding public servants’ travel overseas, the government has immediately organized for their repatriation tonight.” Read the statement in part.
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Government also took the opportunity to apologized to Kenyans after the team performed poorly on the ongoing tournament.
“Whilst the government acknowledges and supports sports as one of the many sources of our national pride, we regret this turn of events, which has caused the people of Kenya undue embarrassment,” stated the ministry of Interior.