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President Kenyatta witnesses livestock auction but is out-bidded

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday opened the annual Nairobi International Trade Fair where he pledged to increase funding in the agricultural sector to better address the challenge of food security. The President lauded the efforts being made by farmers in the country and appealed for the adoption of new technologies in farming practices. The Head of State also witnessed the traditional livestock auction although this year he did not purchase any bull, as he was edged out by one of the bidders for this Borana Bull weighing close to 700 kilograms. This year's Trade Fair has 450 local and foreign exhibitors. According to its organizers, the turnout on day 1 was good The Fair will come to a close on the fifth of October. For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ke Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvkenya Like our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/NtvKenya