The government of Kenya has declared Tuesday, September 13, 2022, a public holiday for the inauguration of President-Elect William Ruto and his deputy, Rigathi Gachagua.
Speaking to a journalist today, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, who is leading the assumption of office committee, noted that the swearing-in ceremony was an opportunity for Kenyans to celebrate the strength of our constitutional process.
"President-elect William Ruto will be sworn in on September 13, 2022, at Moi International Stadium, Kasarani. This day will be observed as a national public holiday. The president-elect shall take the oath of office before the Chief Justice, which must occur between 10 am and 2 pm.
"The swearing-in and inauguration ceremony is an opportunity for Kenya to celebrate the strength and vibrancy of our constitutional and democratic process. This differentiates Kenya from so many other nations," Kinyua said.
The ceremony will be held at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.