Baringo Senator Gideon Moi is known to be one of those rich kids who hardly even know the local language.As a matter of fa t when Gideon Moi entered into politics he could hardly speak swahili nor kalenjin but with time he had to learn to bond with the common mwananchi.
Having been born and bred in a riches we can bet Gideon Moi has never spent life in the village but suprisingly over the weekend he took a rip of faith and spent the night in a remove village called Mulwanda.
While addressing the local residents Gideon said that his father former President Moi was ac tually impressed to hear he spent time in the village.
“When Mzee Moi heard that I would sleep here, he told me that I have matured in politics since Khwisero people never voted for him. You have been friendly to me and I will come back to bring development projects to the area,” Moi said.
The Kanu Chairman was hosted by Philip Arunga, his childhood friend and younger brother of former Khwisero MP Julius Arunga.
He later took an early morning seven-kilometer walk to Sabatia village where he mingled with villagers, while donating money to help them with various challenges.
The Senator had earlier attended a harambee before addressing a crowd at Kakamega bus stage – accompanied by Musalia Mudavadi, Siaya Senator James Orengo and Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala.
Gideon recently grabbed national headlines after he rode a boda boda to a funeral in Murang’a -confessing that it was the first time in his life he had been ferried with the two-wheeled motorcycle that is part of everyday life for most Kenyans.