William Samoei Ruto has been sworn-in as Kenya’s fifth president today at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani.
As required by the Constitution of Kenya, Chief Justice Martha Koome introduced Ruto as president-elect to the nation before taking his oath of office.
“I Martha Koome, Chief Justice of the republic of Kenya do hereby introduce to the people of Kenya, president elect Honorable Dr William Ruto,” she declared.
Ruto first took the Oath of Allegiance of the President then later went on and took the Oath of Execution of the Office of the President as administered by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, Anne Amadi.
“I William Samoei Ruto, in full realization of the high calling I assume as President of the republic of Kenya I do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance of the Republic of Kenya,” he declared.
“I William Samoei Ruto do solemnly swear that I will truly and diligently serve the people of the Republic of Kenya in the office of the President of the Republic of Kenya, that I will diligently discharge my duties and perform my functions at the office of the President of the Republic of Kenya,” he said
He later went on to sign the Oath of Allegiance and the oath of due execution of the function of the office of the President.
The two documents were also signed by Koome and then sealed.
His deputy Rigathi Gachagua then went forth and took his oath of office.