Former Sports, Heritage and Culture Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has revealed that President William Ruto used to support the Sports sector while as deputy president despite his fall out with then President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Ruto who had good working relationship that received praises between 2013 and 2017 with Uhuru turned sour in 2018 after the later unveiled the handshake with the Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
According to Amina who was speaking on Friday at Kenya Library Services days after she handed over the Sports docket to new CS Ababu Namwamba, revealed that Ruto has always been a call away.
The soft spoken now ex-minister thanked Uhuru for the appointments she had within his 10-year tenure ranging from being Education and Foreign Affairs CS.
"I am grateful to President Uhuru for the appointments I got, and thank the current President, Ruto, for all the support he continued to give the Sports from the moment I took over this Sports ministry."
"He came to events to support us on many occasions when we needed that additional push and support , we got it from him. We are really grateful to him for that support."
She assured Namwamba who is the Youth Affairs, Sports and Arts CS as well as Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage CS Penina Malonza as she will hand over the 'Heritage' docket to her that she will be available for any support or guidance they might need.
"I want to wish Namwamba and incoming Heritage and Culture CS Penina Malonza all the best as they take the tasks that are ahead, and I have promised that I am not going to disappear completely. I will be a layman who will be available to make any contribution if required."
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