William Samoei Ruto is the First elected Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya and was sworn into office on April 9th, 2013. The Deputy President is the principal assistant of the President and he deputises the President in the execution of the President’s functions. The Deputy President performs the functions conferred by the Constitution and any other functions of the President as the Head of State may assign. To provide the President with the support that he needs to govern effectively, the Office of the Deputy President was established in the Constitution.

Priorities as a partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Convene a National Forum on Sustainable Development to catalyze the amplification of the data revolution process in Kenya. This forum will emphasize the need for the domestication of the data revolution as a key step in accelerating the implementation of Kenya’s national development agenda.