The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has left Accra, Ghana for Nairobi, Kenya to represent Ghana at the swearing-in of William Samoei Arap Ruto, President-elect of Kenya.
Until his election on 15 August, William Ruto served as Vice President of the Republic of Kenya.Vice President Bawumia is expected back in Accra on Wednesday, 14th September.
He was accompanied by the 2nd Lady, Samira Bawumia, Thomas Mbomba, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, and other Senior government officials.
At least 20 Heads of State and 2,500 VIPs have confirmed attendance at President-elect William Ruto’s swearing-in ceremony, Kenyan officials have confirmed.
At lest 60,000 Kenyans will also be allowed into the stadium to witness the swearing-in of the President-elect and his Deputy Rigathi Gachagua.
The President-elect will assume office by taking and subscribing the oath of affirmation of allegiance, and the oath or affirmation for the execution of the functions of office, as prescribed in the Third Schedule.
The oath of office will be administered by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi and witnessed by Chief Justice Martha Koome.