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First Lady Rachel Ruto  has penned a glowing open letter to her husband, President William Ruto on the occasion of His Excellency’s first address to a joint sitting of Parliament.

Below, the letter word for word.

Sitting in Parliament today, I saw myself in our little house in Dagoretti, where it all started. The dream, like the biblical parable of the mustard seed.

The year 1991 is a significant page on the book of our political history. As the then President, Daniel Arap Moi heeded to calls for multiparty politics. Ironically, in a small ceremony presided over by Bishop Emeritus Rev. Dr. Silas Yego of the AIC church, I was vowing to love and live with this one man, William Samoei Arap Ruto. Bill, as I have called him since.

Then and now: Rachel and Ruto.

We had little in possession, but abundance of hope and faith. The humility of our beginning cemented our love for each other and sowed in us the virtue of selflessness. Bill, a young and ambitious family man, sent himself out to fend for us.

Six years later, in 1997, with a young family to raise, at 31, Bill would become the Read more…

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