I am deeply disturbed by the senseless violence instigated by some leaders in pursuit of their personal political agenda.
Accusing the opposition of being behind post-election violence, as quoted in "Kibaki 'open to opposition talks'" at BBC News (3 January 2008)
"He was a man of immense intellectual capabilities and most of us were marvelling at his doctorate thesis which focused on the mathematical solutions using digit zero. As a politician he was a man who choose his words carefully.As a personal and trusted friend whom I had assigned key responsibilities, the loss of Saitoti has been a painful experience to me,"
Under President Kibaki's leadership, Kenya is pursuing important reforms, and making the difficult and necessary and rewarding transition to permanent, multiparty democracy. Mr. President, your courage serves the Kenyan people well, and you honor the American people with your visit.