The Government will keep its promise to strengthen independent institutions in the country, President William Ruto has said.
The Head of State also said the Executive will respect the Constitution and uphold the rule of law.
“I reiterate my commitment to the people of Kenya that I intend to empower the judiciary as required by the Constitution and respect the decisions and orders of the courts,” he said.
The President was speaking Friday at the Supreme Court of Kenya, Nairobi, during the launch of the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice annual report.
He commended the Judiciary for its commitment to expand access to justice.
The President also said the government’s decision to increase the budgetary allocation for the Judiciary for its expansion and efficiency was on course.