Deputy President William RutoÂ surprisedÂ the new head of Catholic Archdiocese of KisumuÂ with a luxurious car on Saturday.
The car, a Mitsubishi Pajero, was presented to ArchbishopÂ Philip Anyolo during his installationÂ held at Uzima Grounds.
While handing over the car, which currently costs anything between Kshs 3 Million and Kshs 6 Million, Ruto revealed that it was a gift from himself and President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The archbishop also received a Toyota V8 Land Cruiser from the congregation as a show of appreciation for his long service.Â
Among those present at the ceremonyÂ were CSs Eugene Wamalwa and Raychelle Omamo; MPs Chris Wamalwa and Otiende Amollo; Senators Moses Kajwang’ and Moses Wetangula and Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati.
Anyolo was appointed as Archbishop of Kisumu by Pope Francis in November 2018. At the time, he was serving as the head of the Homa Bay diocese.
He takes over from Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth who had been in charge of the Kisumu Diocese since May 21, 1990.
The new archbishop made severalÂ stopovers before heading to St Theresaâ€™s Catholic Cathedral where he was unveiled by Kisumu Vicar General father Moses Omollo.
The 62-year-old spent the night at the bishopâ€™s residence while awaiting his installation on Saturday.
Anyolo is currently serving his second term as the Chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) â€“ a position he was elected to in October 2013.
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