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President Ruto US Trip Under Fire Amid Tax-Payer Inquiries – List of Kenyan Delegates on Board

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President Ruto US trip has sparked mixed reactions ranging from the involved cost to the return on investment. Government Spokesperson Isaac Mwaura says the White House tour is a big win for the country.

Addressing the nation on Thursday evening, Mwaura affirmed that the country has so far earned a whooping Ksh. 600 billion worth of grants equipment and projects.

President Ruto US Trip Under Fire

The government spokesman further reiterated that Kenya has benefitted Ksh. 3.2 billion for the Kenya Literacy Program for Grade 1-3 children. In addition, 16 helicopters to enhance regional peace and security.

Mwaura proceeded to defend Ruto’s frequent trips; saying that the returns are way above investment.

Enlisted below are some of the grants that President Ruto is expected to bring home at the end of his three-day visit and interactions with President Joe Biden and his delegates.

  • Ksh. 5.2 billion for Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance programming
  • Ksh. 198 million for support towards electoral reforms ahead of the 2027 elections
  • Ksh. 561 million for anticorruption initiatives
  • Ksh. 477 billion for a six-lane Dual Nairobi – Mombasa carriageway
  • Ksh. 22.8 billion investment plan with Coca-Cola
  • Ksh. 130 billion for AI model development and research including in the Kiswahili language

Those who accompanied President Ruto on the US tour include Content Creator Eddie Butita, Prime CS Musalia Mudavadi, Defense CS Aden Duale, Health CS Susan Nakhumicha, Governor Wanga, Governor Wavinya Ndeti, Senate leader Aaron Cheruiyot, governor, Majority leader Kimani Ichung’wah, and First Lady Rachel Ruto.

President Ruto’s trip to the United States of America comes at a time when the country is facing economic turmoil.

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