Deputy President William Ruto has left the country for his 10-day visit to the United States of America and the United Kingdom.
The DP was accompanied by Turkana Governor Josephat Nanok and his Kwale counterpart Salim Mvurya.
“Accompanying DP William Ruto on an official whistle tour of the West, with a post 09 August 2022 message of hope & a better future for Kenyans & our nation. Lord, continue guiding and protecting us,” Nanok said.
According to DP Ruto’s campaign secretariat, the trip was occasioned by invites from senior government officials and top policy institutes of the US and the UK.
The DP is scheduled to take part in a conversation on foreign policy, the future of governance, and economic development in Kenya, East Africa, and the African continent.
On his trip to the US, Ruto is expected 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.
He is also set to meet officials of the State Department and the Pentagon as well as the US Government National Security Council (NSC) Advisor.
DP Ruto has further lined up a series of meetings where he will engage with Kenyans in both the U.S and the U.K as he woos support for his presidential bid.