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Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn in for Last Term

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Uhuru Kenyatta has taken oath as president of Kenya for a second time.

Uhuru swore in for his second and final term as president.


In the presence of thousands, a Bible in his right hand, Uhuru swore to defend Kenya’s constitution and her sovereignty.

Uhuru used the same Bible his father used at independence inauguration, said master of ceremonies Duncan Okello.

Judiciary Chief Registrar Anne Amadi administered two oaths:  77-word long oath of office and 79-word oath of due execution of office.


“I swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Republic of Kenya; that I will obey, preserve, protect and defend this Constitution of Kenya, as by law established, and all other laws of the Republic;

“And that I will protect and uphold the sovereignty, integrity and dignity of the people of Kenya… to do justice to all in accordance with this Constitution, as by law established, and the laws of Kenya, without fear, favour, affection or ill-will.”

Deputy president William Ruto also swore the two oaths.

Meanwhile, police faced off with Uhuru rival Raila Odinga’s supporters.

Uhuru had invited Odinga to his inauguration. But Odinga insists Uhuru is not Kenya’s legitimate president.


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