President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday stated that the country should have a female president one day due to women having naturally gifted attributes of servant leadership.
Uhuru: Why Kenya should have a female president
The country deserves a female president
Kenyatta who spoke as he addressed over 200 Girl Guides who had visited State House, noted that his best performing Cabinet Secretaries were ladies.
“I pray to God and look forward to the day that I shall be sitting and listening to the first female President addressing the people of the Republic of Kenya.
“Some of my best ministers are women. Women understand the basis of servant leadership.
“Women understand that it is dedication to the family and the country that matters,” remarked Kenyatta.
The president had joined the first lady Margaret Kenyatta when she hosted the girls in marking this year’s World Thinking Day celebrations.
The Head of State further encouraged young women in the country not to allow themselves to be put down by anybody but to make use of their abilities.
“Nobody should put you down because you are girls on the excuse that you have no capacity.
“What really matters is the commitment to the family and the country.
“I will continue working and supporting the girl child and ensure women take their rightful place in our society called Kenya,” stated the President.
Winnie Odinga backed to be Kenya's first female president
Raila Odinga Junior in November 2018 had backed his sister Winnie Odinga to become Kenya’s first female president.
The son to ODM leader Raila Odinga, explained that his sister had a passion for politics and it would be the reason she would make a great president of the country.
“I really hope Winnie is going to be the first president of Kenya because she is really passionate about politics and I really encourage her to do as much as she can.
“The fact that she is a woman does not restrict her from doing what she loves because she is so determined, and I really wish the rest of Kenyans will see that determination as well,” remarked Junior.
Apart from Junior, Mutahi Ngunyi, who is a political expert, had echoed similar sentiments in regards to the Winnie becoming first female president.
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