Uhuru's swearing in ceremony overshadowed by 2022 succession politics.

The stadium was filled to the rafters by mammoth crowd some clad in Jubilee colours

Around 13 mostly African heads of state graced the event alongside several representatives from across the globe.

The stadium was filled to the rafters by mammoth crowd some clad in Jubilee colours who couldn’t hold their joy and erupted in applause every now and then.

The event was however overshadowed by 2022 succession politics and the organisers had to pause several times and urge the crowd to keep quiet.

Cries of ‘Ruto’ and ‘2022’ rented the air several times in reference to Deputy President William Ruto bid to vie for Presidency once Uhuru term comes to an end.

One of the biggest applause came when Mr. Ruto  rose to take the oath of office with the the crowd going ecstatic.

As he took the oath the ecstatic crowd echoed every sentence the DP read out aloud with 'yes sir' and saluting to show their admiration and respect for the former Eldoret North Member of Parliament.

DP Ruto is expected to succeed President Uhuru come 2022 and as a result shelved his ambition to support Uhuru's in 2017 elections.

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