• Mr. Ruto is facing great challenges, with drought and a terrible economy being chief among them.

The 5th president is chairing his first cabinet meeting
William Ruto with his cabinet The 5th president is chairing his first cabinet meeting
Image: State House Kenya

William Ruto is at the moment chairing his first cabinet meeting. The fifth president of Kenya has out and about since his inauguration and has only been able to hold the meeting this week.

The head of state is currently chairing his first cabinet meeting
President William Ruto with his cabinet The head of state is currently chairing his first cabinet meeting
Image: State House

The meeting was attended by all cabinet secretaries including the likes of Interior Secretary Fred Matiangi who has had significant differences with the head of state.

The meeting also comes at a time when Kenyans are anxiously waiting for the President to name his cabinet.

Cabinet Secretaries appearing for the meeting
Image: State House

The current cabinet was appointed by former President Uhuru Kenyatta. 

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