Kisumu International Airport will be receiving direct flights from Cameroon during the Africities Convention in May.
While meeting the advance delegation team from Cameroon, Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o noted that he has held talks with the airport officials to make the flight arrangements.
“I have talked to the airport CEO and we are making arrangements with Kenya Airways to have direct flights from Cameroon to Kisumu,” said Nyong’o.
Cameroon is set to send more than 100 delegates, 30 junior mayors, 10 senior mayor’s, 10 governor’s and two ministers to the convention to be held between May 17, and 21 in Kisumu.
The advance team that visited Kisumu on Tuesday sighted their interests in exploring the city during the city.
According to the team spokesperson Jahn Alloys , they were ahead of time to confirm the venues for a successful stay period in Kisumu.
He further noted their interest in sealing business partnerships with the county government during and after the convention.
“We have visited various parts of the city and we will be interested in doing business in the city, even after the convention,” he said.