H.E. William Samoei Arap Ruto is the Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya (since March 2013). He served as the Minister for Higher Education (2010-2011), Minister for Agriculture (2008-2010), Minister for Home Affairs (2002), and Assistant Minister in the Office of the President (1998). He represented Eldoret North Constituency in the National Assembly for three consecutive terms between 1997 and 2003. Mr Ruto is credited as having contributed immensely to the development of Kenya’s new constitution as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Constitutional Reform.