Ruto pledges to be A President for All Kenyans.

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Kenya’s fifth President William Ruto has promised to serve all citizens fairly without discrimination on the basis of political allegiance.

Speaking on Tuesday after taking the oath of office at the Moi International Sports Complex Kasarani, Dr Ruto extended gratitude to his competitors in the August 9th race to the country’s highest office.

He also thanked Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition party leader Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua, who he deemed worthy competitors for staging a vigorous campaign.

“Their participation enhanced competition and enriched public debate that underpins democratic choice,” said President Ruto, “I assure them that their supporters will be my constituents. I will work with all Kenyans irrespective of who they voted for.”

The Head of State further thanked Kenyans for maintaining peace throughout the election cycle and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for upholding democracy.

Dr. Ruto who was accompanied by First Lady Rachael Ruto and their children thanked his family for always praying for him.

“By the grace of God we have got here and let me say that standing here is a testimony that there is a God in heaven and today I want to thank God because a village boy has become the president of Kenya, I want to thank my wife and family for always praying for me and my team,” said Ruto.

Dr Ruto took over from President Uhuru Kenyatta in a ceremony that saw over 80,000 attendees pack the international stadium by as early as 5 am.

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