PHOTOS: First Lady showers Martin Luther King’s daughter with gifts in US

By , K24 Digital
On Tue, 21 May, 2024 08:28 | 2 mins read
Rachael Ruto gifts Martin Luther King Jr's daughter
First Lady Rachael Ruto (centre) gifts Martin Luther King Jr's daughter Bernice King as President Ruto looks on. PHOTO/ @BerniceKing/ X

First Lady Rachel Ruto showered Martin Luther Jr's daughter, Bernice King with gifts during President Ruto's official US visit on Monday.

In one of his immediate itineraries, Ruto's entourage visited the famous King's Center where he was welcomed by CEO Bernice King.

First Lady Rachel Ruto, Bernice King and President William Ruto tour the King's Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. PHOTO/ @BerniceKing/ X

Speaking at the facility President Ruto challenged his audience to embrace the adversities that individuals like Martin Luther King Jr and Jimmy Carter went through to achieve social justice.

"As we reflect on their tireless devotion to the pursuit of a better world, we reaffirm our focus to building societies that are not only resilient in the face of adversity but also inclusive and just," Ruto said in a statement on his X.

First Lady Gifts

The ceremony at King's Center for non-violent social change in Atlanta, Georgia took a joyous turn when the First Lady brought out Maasai Beadwork chain, bangles, a leather bag and an assortment of tea and coffee from Kenya to gift Bernice.

President Ruto landed in the US on Monday for an official visit in the company of several state dignitaries, journalists and selected individuals.

Here are some of the photos and videos from the event.

First Lady Rachel Ruto (centre) gifts Martin Luther King Jr's daughter Bernice King as President Ruto looks on. PHOTO/ @BerniceKing/ X

President Ruto, Bernice King and First Lady Rachel Ruto lay a wreath of flowers at the Martin Luther and Coretta King mausoleum in Atlanta Georgia. PHOTO/ @BerniceKing/ X

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