DATE: 13th SEPTEMBER 2022
VENUE: MOI SPORT CENTRE KASARANI.
HE Dr WILLIAM SAMOEI ARAP RUTO PRESIDENT-ELECT & GEOFRY RIGATHI GACHAGUA DEPUTY PRESIDENT-ELECT.
√ 10:00 am: All guests and members of the public are seated at the Kasarani Sports Complex
√ 10:30 am: Service Commanders (heads of Kenya Army, Kenya Navy and Kenya Airforce) arrive.
√ 10:45 am: Invited Heads of State and governments arrive.
√ 11:00 am: Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Robert Kibochi, arrives
√ 11:05 am: Chief Justice Martha Koome and Chief Registrar Anne Amadi as well as Supreme Court judges arrive
√ 11:30 am: Guard of Honour marches to position
√ 11:35 am: Deputy President-elect Geoffrey Rigathi Gachagua arrives
√ 11:40 am: President-elect HE Dr William Samoei Ruto arrives
√ 11:45 am: President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives at Kasarani, is received by General Kibochi and escorted to the ceremonial Land-Rover to enter the stadium.
After the National Anthem, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta will inspect the Guard of Honour.
√ 12:10 pm: Anne Amadi, the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary is the one to administer the oaths to William Ruto and Rigathi Gachagua. She takes to the podium and invites CJ Martha Koome who will serve as a witness. The Chief Justice will introduce William Ruto and Rigathi Gachagua to the public and ask HE Dr William Samoei Ruto to take his position.
HE Dr William Samoei Ruto takes two oaths; – one pledging allegiance to the Constitution and the second is the solemn affirmation of due execution of the office of president.
President Uhuru Kenyatta will then hand over the Instruments of Power and Authority to HE Dr WilliamSamoei Ruto, which will be followed by fanfare and the National Anthem during which Uhuru’s presidential Standard will be lowered while Ruto’s will be hoisted simultaneously.
A 21-gun salute will follow, and Uhuru will be given his Standard by the Chief of Defence Forces, General Robert Kibochi.