August 9

Don’t let me down, Ruto urges R. Valley

Friday, July 15th, 2022 03:40 | By
Deputy President William Ruto. PHOTO/DPPS

Deputy President William Ruto yesterday asked voters in his Rift Valley backyard not to let him down, asking them to vote for him in next month’s election.

Speaking in Trasmara, Narok County, Ruto rallied residents to back him saying he had a clear agenda for the country.

“I request all Rift Valley residents, including Narok, to stick with me. I have clearly spelt out the development agenda for the region and the country,” said Ruto who also asked voters to vote for Kenya Kwanza candidates.

He hit out at his opponents whom he said lacked a clear agenda saying they had resorted to hate speech and name calling.

The DP has in the past two days campaigning in Narok, Migori, Kisii and Nyamira counties. He was accompanied by Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula, Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi, Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ngeno, Lemanken Aramat (Narok East) and Catherine Waruguru (Laikipia).

In Kisii, Ruto asked his rival Raila Odinga to stop complaining about the IEBC.

Addressing a rally in Nyamira town yesterday, Ruto asked members of the Kisii community to vote for him, saying Raila had never addressed their interests.

Wetangula and Kingi termed the ODM leader as a traitor to the common people. They said Raila had dumped his supporters in their hour of need.

—Reporting by George Sayagie, Robert Ochoro, Evans Nyakundi

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