Ecstatic Ruto meets NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal in US


• The President was visibly mesmerized by the height of the NBA legend.

President William Ruto, ambassador Meg Whitman all smiles as they meet NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal in US on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
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President William Ruto was all smiles on Tuesday as he met National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O'Neal.

The President encountered O'Neal during his visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta.

In a video seen by the Star, President Ruto appeared mesmerized by the NBA legend's height, which dwarfed everyone else present.

He excitedly shook O'Neal's hand, placing his other hand on the athlete's shoulder, visibly stunned by his height.

The President kept looking up at the former NBA champion as they briefly engaged in conversation.

Also present during the interaction were First Lady Mama Rachel Ruto and US Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whitman.

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