“Michelle had just got off the plane from South Africa when he came over to her and he introduced himself. It was a real surprise to Michelle and she tried to act delighted to meet her uncle for the first time. Michelle and her whole entourage were extremely embarrassed by the show, and after she waved her hand at some people they took the poor chap away,” one of the Botswanan journalists present reported in the Botswana Guardian.
Michelle Obama’s uncle was then hastily hurried away by officials overseeing the Obama trip and his whole family who came to the airport as well, were delivered by coach to their village on the outskirts of Gaborone.
The First Lady is currently on an African trip which is estimated to cost the U.S. taxpayer over $45 million for the two week sojourn.