Kisumu Governor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o was among a few leaders who met newly installed Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi on his trip to Kenya.

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The two leaders met in Nairobi on Thursday, shortly before the DRC President left the country.

“Held a consultative meeting with the president of the Republic of Congo H.E Felix Tshisekedi,” Nyong’o said through his Facebook account

Tshisekedi was in Nairobi for a two-day visit early this week for a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta. His visit was focusing on areas of mutual interest and cooperation.

Nyong’o’s meeting with DRC’s head of State came shortly after jetted back in the Country from Brussels, Belgium.

He was in Belgium on the invitation of the European Committee of the Regions and the European Commission (EC). The County boss attended the European Commission's forum on Cities and Regions for Development Co-operation.

Back in Kisumu, his efforts to have striking nurses to go back to work hit a snag after the nurses defied his request.

He had requested them to report to work by Friday, 4 PM.

The nurses have been on strike since Monday, demanding for the implementation of a return to work agreement signed in 2017.  

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