Kenya: I Won’t Fail You, Environment CS Tuya Assures President Ruto

Nairobi — Environment Cabinet Secretary Soipan Tuya has assured President William Ruto that the Ministry will; not fail the Head of State and the people of Kenya in the delivery of its broad mandate that include restoration of the country’s degraded ecosystems by growing 15bn trees by the year 2032.

“We have an onerous task as a Ministry and with the leadership of Your Excellency the President, we have the responsibility to restore our degraded ecosystems by among other strategies, greening our nation through planting of 15billion trees,” she stated.

“Your Excellency, I want to promise you infront of all these people here today, I won’t let you down,” CS Tuya assured President Ruto during her thanksgiving ceremony held on Sunday at her Leshuta home in Narok County and attended by the Head of State, First Lady Rachael Ruto and Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua among other national and county leaders.

At the same time, CS Tuya thanked President Ruto for appointing her the first woman Cabinet Secretary from the Maa community, promising to use her elevated position in the community to create opportunities for girls and women from the community.

“My heartfelt gratitude goes to you Mr President for allowing God to work through you to believe in me and appoint me to serve in your Cabinet. By that one single decision, you have changed the course of history for the Maa community.

“You granted me the opportunity to become the first ever Maa woman to be appointed as Cabinet Secretary, 60 years since the independence of our republic. Thank you for believing that the Maa woman deserves a seat at the high table,” CS Tuya thanked the President.