Jonathan Scott Gration? is the new US ambassador to Kenya. Scott presented his credentials to the Kenyan president, Mwai Kibaki and is set to begin working immediately.
Scott replaces ambassador Michael Ranneberger a man who was equally loved and hated by Kenyan politicians for his regular intereferance with local politics.
Michael Ranneberger replacement Jonathan Scott Gration is a qualified expert and hopes to make inroads in the Kenyan-US relations.
He comes to Kenya when the country political temperatures are simmering. It is believed the US is keen to have Mr
Raila Odinga take up the presidency once president Kibaki term expires.
The aloof envoy promised to serve dilligently and ensure the relations between the two countries remain cordial and more better.
Present during the meeting were internal security minister George Saitoti and Patrick Wamoto.