His Excellency the Deputy President William Ruto has made a major appointment of his three top allies to the Assumption of the Office of the President Committee on Friday.
According to a statement that has been made public, the Deputy President William Ruto nominated and subsequently sent the names of the three top Kenya Kwanza allies to the committee.
The three are the outgoing speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi, Uasin Gishu county Woman Representative Honourable Gladys Boss Shollei and the United Democratic Alliance movement Party Secretary General Veronica Maina.
The committee is chaired by the Secretary to the Cabinet whose alternate in the 2022 context is Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, and includes Attorney-General Kihara Kariuki, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, Interior PS Karanja Kibicho, Treasury PS Julius Muia, Foreign Affairs PS Amb. Macharia Kamau, Information PS Esther Koimett, Devolution PS Micah Powon and PS Jospheta Mukobe of Heritage and Culture.
KBC has learnt that the President-elect is already receiving security briefings in accordance with the act while his security detail and that of his deputy were enhanced immediately after the declaration.
This cones at a time when the former Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga has already indicated that he wi be heading to the Supreme Court to contest the just concluded presidential elections results.
He accuses the chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Wafula Chebukati of having engaged in irregularities and illegalities.
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