Dr. WILLIAM RUTO (William Kipchirchir Samoei Arap Ruto)
1st Deputy President of Republic of Kenya, Political Leader
A former Deputy Prime Minister, Acting President for 4 Days, Former MP for Eldoret North Constituency, and a businessman.
WILLIAM RUTO POLITICAL JOURNEY
2022: Presidential Aspirant.
2013 - Date: Deputy President of Kenya
5th – 8th Oct 2014: Acting President of Kenya
4th March 2013: He became the first Deputy President of Kenya, when he and Uhuru Kenyatta were declared winners.
1997- 2013: MP for Eldoret North Constituency.
9th Parliament: Served as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Constitutional Reform.
Aug 2002: Promoted to be Minister for Home Affairs.
1998: Appointed to the position of Assistant Minister in the Office of the President by President Daniel Arap Moi.
Other Ministerial positions: The Ministry of Agriculture, The Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology.
Former Secretary General of KANU, the former ruling political party.
WILLIAM RUTO EDUCATION BACKGROUND
Enrolled for PhD and was awarded a PhD from the University of Nairobi graduating 2018.
Enrolled for MSc in Plant Ecology, graduating in 2011
BSc (Botany and Zoology) from the University of Nairobi, graduating in 1990.
Advanced Levels Education at Kapsabet Boys High School.
Ordinary Levels Education (O-Level) at Wareng Secondary School
Primary School Education at Kerotet Primary School
WILLIAM RUTO ACHIEVEMENTS
Standard Gauge Railway.
Electricity provision: Some 325 megawatts of power have been injected into the national grid in the last two years.
His Government embarked on the tarmacking of 10,000km road network to be implemented through the Annuity Financing program.
Opening JKIA terminal
Enforced Digitization of records, The TSC has so far digitized 6,000 teachers’ files, while the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development is currently digitizing and developing the National Land Information Management Systems.
Free maternity services
Became the first elected Deputy President of Kenya.
WILLIAM RUTO SKIILS AND COMPETENCE
WILLIAM RUTO HOBBIES AND INTEREST