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First lady Rachel Ruto leads the nation in celebrating Father’s Day

As the world celebrates Father’s Day, First Lady Mama Rachel Ruto has shared a touching tribute to President William Ruto, praising him for his love and dedication to their family.

In a heartfelt message posted on her social media handles, Mama Rachel expressed her gratitude for the joy and love that President Ruto brings into their children’s lives.

“To my dear Bill, you bring so much joy and love into our children’s lives. I am eternally grateful for the sacrifices you make for them every step of the way as a father. Happy Father’s Day!” she wrote.

She also took the opportunity to honor her own father, thanking him for his steadfast support and guidance.

“May this special day be filled with love, laughter, and all the things that bring you joy. You deserve it! To my father, thank you for being my rock and my mentor. I thank God for the gift of a great father.”

Extending her goodwill to fathers nationwide, Mama Rachel acknowledged the crucial role fathers play in shaping strong, resilient families.

“Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers in our nation! You have been there for us through thick and thin; you have taught us to be strong and kind and to never give up. You have shown us what it means to be a true hero,” she said.

Father’s Day is celebrated annually on June 16.

It is a day dedicated to honoring fathers, fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

Here are other Father’s Day messages from politicians and celebrities:

Karen Nyamu celebrated her father and her two baby daddies: “I am a product of good fathering. Those who know Mr. Nyamu agree he’s the best dad in the world! Until today he is present every day, still bringing fruits and veggies lol. I consult him on every venture, every investment, na hadi anawekelea. Happy Father’s Day, Dad. Hakuna kama wewe. Happy Father’s Day to Saint Kevinsky and Mr. Muchoki. You guys gave me the best gifts ever! I could have even paid, but mlinipea bure tu. Thanks for loving my babies and for being father figures. Just your presence alone brings so much peace to motherhood.”

Michelle Wangari celebrated Jamal for being present in her daughter’s life: “Happy Father’s Day to the man who stole my heart by first loving my daughter with all his own. Your unwavering dedication, patience, and love for our children and for me have been a constant source of strength and joy. Every day, your actions remind me of the profound love my late dad showed me. Seeing you with our children fills my heart with warmth and nostalgia, bringing back cherished memories and creating new ones. Your love is a living legacy, and I am forever grateful for it. We love you, baby. Happy Father’s Day.”

Celestine Ndinda to Njugush: “Wishing the happiest Father’s Day to the best Dad ever! One thing that stands out for me about Tim is how he values time with those he loves (be it family or friends). We (the boys and I) are forever grateful to you for being in our lives. Thank you for taking your time to nurture them well. Hii sector nimekuinamishia. Kimani anashindaga akisema, ‘hakuna kitu mbaya kama mwanaume bure’ and this scares him to the core. I am happy to be doing life with you. May you live long to see the boys turn into great men like you.”

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