1. Your Excellency, The President of The Republic of Kenya and The Commander-
In-Chief of The Kenya Defence Forces, Dr. William Samoei Ruto
2.Your Excellency The First Lady of The Republic of Kenya, Mama Rachel Ruto
3.Heads of States & Governments and their Representatives
4.The Chief Justice & President of The Supreme Court of Kenya Your Excellency
5. Speakers of the National Assembly and The Senate
6. The Governor of The Nairobi City County,
7. Your Excellencies Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Members of the
8. Elected Leaders, Distinguished and Invited Guests
9. Dear Kenyans,
10.Ladies and Gentlemen
I am delighted to join you all today in marking This Year’s Mashujaa Day
Celebrations at the historic Uhuru Gardens.
Allow me to first all Congratulate you on your election as the 5th President of
The Republic of Kenya on 9th August 2022; This being your First National
Celebrations of Mashujaa Day to officiate since assumption of The Executive Office of
The President of Republic of Kenya, it is a momentous occasion for the people of
Kenya and in the history of our Beloved Republic.
I also wish to congratulate all the elected leaders in the just concluded elections and
remind them that it is time to deliver; we cannot afford to waste a single minute.
We know Kenyans are suffering. No more talk. It is work. Tuchape Kazi sawasawa.
Allow me to most sincerely thank the people of Kenya for exercising their
constitutional right to vote; but more importantly, upholding peace before and after
election; Kenya is a mature democracy and indeed our great nation is back as an
island of peace.
Irrespective of our political differences, it is time to work and deliver. We Are All
Kenyans. This Is Our Nation, We are Rising Together.
This is the FREEDOM our forefathers fought for. This is the freedom Kenyans
voted for. No room for PAIN and SUFFERING.
Indeed, MR. PRESIDENT, Freedom Has Come!
This day reminds us all of history; Our struggle and the blood shed by Kenyans; it
shows us the beauty of purpose, the beauty of Unity and purposeful living.
Our forefathers and Heroic Kenyans who we celebrate today from all phases of
our liberation and struggle, gave us a Nation we are proud of; This is our Country. We
are One People; we have a duty To Make This Nation Greater Than We Can
Imagine in all spheres of our lives.
Your government; the Kenya Kwanza Government, has a plan to Make Kenya A
Great Nation as envisaged in our Manifesto where everyone matters, and every
I want to assure you of my unprecedented support as your DEPUTY, round the
clock in delivering to the preople of the Republic of Kenya.
MR. PRESIDENT, The challenges that we face as a nation ranging from social, to
economic and political belong to all of us.
I call upon all Kenyans to each make a contribution everyday, in a simple or small
way, it matters; as they say in Kiswahili, “Umoja Ni Nguvu”! That is the Philosophy
Without further ado, it is now my humble pleasure and duty to welcome you to address
Ladies and gentlemen, Let us be upstanding!
YOUR EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT!