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William Samoei Ruto sworn in as Kenya’s fifth President

William Ruto takes the oath of office as the fifth  President of Kenya on September 13, 2022.[PSCU, Standard]

William Ruto was on Tuesday, September 13 sworn into office as Kenya’s fifth president.

At 12:45pm, Ruto took the oath of office, succeeding President Uhuru Kenyatta, who served between 2013 and 2022.

Chief Justice Martha Koome presided over the function held at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani in Nairobi County.

“I William Samoei Ruto, in full realisation of the high calling, I assume as the President of the Republic of Kenya, do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Republic of Kenya; that I will obey, preserve, protect and defend this Constitution of Kenya as by law established and all other laws of the Republic, and that I will protect and uphold the sovereignty, integrity, and dignity of the people of Kenya, so help me God,” said Ruto during his swearing-in.

The president, thereafter, took the Oath of Due Execution of Office as President of the Republic of Kenya.


By Chala Dandessa

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