British Chamber of Commerce Kenya CEO Farida Abbas said it was “A great honour for the British Chamber board, CEO and sterling members to host the outgoing British High Commissioner H.E Mr Nic Hailey.”
She added that during his time in Kenya, Mr Hailey “has made a huge impact on increasing the Trade and Investment relationship between Kenya and the UK.”
On Friday, Mr Hailey met with Chief Justice/President of the Supreme Court of Kenya David Maraga, who wished him week on his future endeavours, adding: “We have excellent cooperation between the Judiciary and the High Commission, thanks to HE Nic Hailey’s leadership. I wish him well in future endeavours.
Mr Hailey also met Sports, Culture and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Dr Amina Mohamed at her office.
Tweeting following the meeting, CS Mohamed said: “Hosted outgoing British High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey at my office to pay special gratitude for his unwavering support in various dockets during his tour of duty including strengthening UK and Kenya foreign relations, girls education, research, innovation and cultural exchange.”
Mr Hailey responded on social media, thanking CS Mohamed for her “friendship and all the great work together over the last four years.”
Yesterday morning, the High Commissioner was once again the guest on Capital in the Morning where he discussed his last four years in Kenya.
Commenting on the ongoing fight against corruption, Mr Hailey said: “No big person is yet in jail for corruption. I would like to see that change”
It was an honour to host outgoing British High Commissioner @HCNicHailey on the show today. We wish you all the best in the next chapter of your life.#AminaAndFareed #Breakfast984 pic.twitter.com/vkNwMzFibl— Capital in the Morning (@984inthemorning) July 22, 2019
He also took to Twitter to thank the radio hosts for having him on the show and for “all the good chat and partnership”.