State Salary of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is no doubt a six-figure digit. Many times we have heard of the statement ”commander in chief of the armed Forces”, but I bet very few of us know what it really entails. Today, I shall not only mention the salary of the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta but also touch a little on his roles.
The president of the Republic of Kenya is elected by the Citizens to hold the highest office in the land for a period of 5 years. He or she is only eligible to hold the office for a maximum of two terms. President Uhuru Kenyatta has been serving as the President for two terms and his second term is approaching an end, ahead of the general elections in 2022.
State salary of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta
The president is one of the highest-paid civil servants in the country. According to the gazette notice released by the salaries and remuneration commission of Kenya(2017), the salary of the president of Kenya is currently at 1.44 million Kenyan shillings.
Other Roles of Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta
President Uhuru Kenyatta is the current commander in chief of the defense forces while General Robert Kibochi is the Chief of defense forces. President Uhuru Kenyatta is authorized to direct the movements of the Kenyan Navy, the army, and the Air Force, all at his command, to safeguard Kenyans at all times. It is such a powerful position. The president may also deploy the army to perform various roles of building the nation such as construction or managing a public facility. Thanks for reading.