This is a list of Properties and Businesses Owned by William Ruto. As of 2022, Deputy President William Ruto is considered to be among the wealthiest people on Kenyan land. He appears in the list of the top 20 richest Kenyans.
Initially, his heavy investment in Agriculture was believed to be his greatest source of wealth, but reports have since shown that he has invested in other sectors in an equal measure. Some of his areas of investment include Hospitality, Agriculture, Real Estate, and Insurance.
Previously, there were allegations that the government had withdrawn security from Ruto’s premises and properties, something that forced the government to intervene. Ruto was also forced to reveal his wealth.
Appearing before the National Assembly Security Committee in September 2021, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i provided a list of Ruto’s businesses, companies, and properties.
Matiang’i identified 10 of Ruto’s enterprises, farms, and private residences and revealed that all the premises received security from the government.
Some of the Businesses owned by William Ruto include Weston Hotel in Nairobi and Koitalel Poultry Farm in Eldoret.
Businesses and Properties Owned by Dp William Ruto
- Kitengela Gas
- Weston Hotel, Nairobi
- Murumbi Farm – Transmara Narok
- ADC Laikipia Mutara Ranch – 15000 acres
- Dolphine Hotel, Mombasa
- Mata Farm, Taita Taveta – 2537 acres
- Private residence Elgon View
- Koitalel poultry farm Eldoret
- Private Residence in Kosachei Eldoret
- Kwae Island Development Ltd – Wilson Airport (2 hangers and 5 helicopters.
These properties are guarded by state-provided security officers, according to the CS.
In his inner security team, DP Ruto has 74 presidential escort team members, five GSU drivers, and six DCI officials.
“The DP presidential escort team is complete. These are those who have known him for quite some time. They have not been altered by anyone “The committee heard from Matiang’i.
The CS explained that the DP has another 121 police personnel on his layer 2 security detail to protect his official properties.
“I want to be clear: it is not true that the Deputy President is not protected. No one withdrew the Deputy President’s security. It was merely a reorganization,” Matiang’i clarified.