Deputy President William Ruto has arrived safely in the United States ahead of his 10-day trip.
The second in command landed at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, USA in the early morning of Monday, February 28 ahead of his meetings in the US and later in the United Kingdom.
On arrival, DP Ruto was received by a section of his supporters in the US who offered him a bouquet of flowers as they sing the ‘Naiwe Shangwe’ song.
DP Ruto is scheduled to speak at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and at the University of Arizona’s Washington Entrepreneurship Hub.
The second-in-command will meet officials of the State Department and the Pentagon as well as the US Government National Security Council (NSC) Advisor.
He is also expected to engage in a conversation on foreign policy, the future of governance and economic development in Kenya, East Africa, and the African continent.
Also, the DP is expected to meet Kenyans in the US and the UK as part of popularizing his August 9 presidential bid.
DP Ruto was accompanied by the Second Lady Rachel Ruto, Narok Governor Josphat Nanok, his Kwale counterpart Governor Salim Mvuryan and Kirinyaya’s Anne Waiguru.
Some of the MPs in the delegation include Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika, Elgeyo Marakwet, Uasin Gishu.
Others are Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua, Ndindi Nyoro (Kiharu), Kimani Ichungw’a (Kikuyu) Alice Wahome.
Garissa Township MP Aden Duale, Kilifi North’s Owen Baya, Soipan Tuya (Narok), Vihiga Woman Representative Beatrice Adagala, as well as aides & support staff from Office of Deputy President are also in the trip.
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