August 9

Over 50,000 people expected to attend Ruto’s Baringo rally

Sunday, July 31st, 2022 21:54 | By
Labour Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui addressing the press at (ASK) Show Grounds Kabarnet. PHOTO/Faith Lagat.

Over 50,000 people are expected to attend Deputy President William Ruto's Baringo rally on Monday, August 1, 2022.

Labour Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui during his welcoming speech at the Kabarnet Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) showground called upon residents to come in masses as the UDA presidential candidate brings his declaration to the county.

“We expect over 50, 000 persons to turn out tomorrow for the UDA presidential candidate political rally, we today join other members of this county in welcoming our Deputy President who will be the Fifth President in the Republic of Kenya, we are certain and sure that with the leadership of William Rutto, this county and Kenya at large, will have a lot to benefit from his leadership,” Chelugui said.

One of the key pillars of his aspirations, Chelugui said, is supporting and promoting the hustlers who operate at the bottom level of the pyramid. He said that with the county having a number of challenges from insecurity to drought, Ruto will address such menaces that have left the county lagging behind.

Baringo Central MP Joshua Kandie
Baringo Central MP Joshua Kandie while speaking on the importance of peace during the Kenya Kwanza Rally set to be in the county. PHOTO/Faith Lagat.

“We as a county have issues that we would like the DP to address and we hope that the matters will be tackled once he assumes office. Insecurity in most parts of our county has crippled almost everything and we would like to see a peaceful Baringo in the coming government," he noted.

Ernest Kibet, Member of County Assembly (MCA) Kabarnet ward said that the coming of the DP will be a game changer for the residents adding that everyone was expected to attend the campaign with no restrictions.

“Today, we are in preparation for the incoming of the Deputy President in our county who will give us a speech that will address a number of issues that have in one way or another tampered with our peaceful cohesion and as we get to hear what he has in place for us as a county,” Kibet said.

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