• The event was attended by MPs and other leaders including Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday issued a State of the Nation address at the Parliament building.
Security was also beefed up as red carpets were laid down on the road.
Uhuru addressed a joint sitting of the Senate and the National Assembly.
Among the dignitaries present were Deputy President William Ruto, ODM party leader Raila Odinga, Chief Justice Martha Koome and National Assembly Majority leader Amos Kimunya.
Others were Senate Majority leader Samuel Poghisio, deputy speakers Margaret Kamar, Moses Cheboi, Nairobi Governor Anne Kananu and NMS boss Mohammed Badi.