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Magical Kenya appoints Naomi Campbell its Global tourism ambassador

Magical Kenya has surprised Kenyans after appointing supermodel Naomi Campbell as its global tourism ambassador.

Najib Balala and Naomi Campbell in a golf cart

Campbell is expected to market Kenya as she tours the world.

The Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife made the announcement today after a meeting during the weekend between tourism CS Najib Balala and Naomi Campbell.

In addition, Campbell commended the Kenyan government for upgrading the tourism sector within the Coast. She also commended the upgrade done at the Malindi Airport. She added that the upgrade will boost tourism within the Costal area.

Campbell furthermore invited golfers worldwide to visit the Baobab Golf Course in Vipingo. It is the only Golf Course that is accredited by the Professional Golf Association (PGA) in Africa.

In his tweet as seen by HELLO NEWS, Balala says Campbell will advocate for tourism and travel internationally for Magical Kenya.

Her appointment has brought about mixed reactions among netizens.

However, Kenyans are not happy with the announcement. Some say our very own Lupita Nyong’o can do the job better while others say the supermodel will represent Kenya well.

Here’s what a few netizens had to say on twitter:

@Merrcy_xx Says

“That’s not enough. WE HAVE KENYAN INFLUENCERS WHO ACTUALLY GIVE CREDIBLE REVIEWS”

@AbdirahmanMJM says

“And do you know that Lupita Nyong’o is not Kenyan rather she is more of Mexican than American”

@Kawy254 says

Lupita Nyong’o would have done better…..She’s out there, acknowledged and actually ppl know her.. Ohw, Kenyan too

What do you think?

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