Deputy President Dr William Samoei Ruto has over this weekend camped in Kakamega, spreading his Tanga Tanga Gospel, with this time his focus being on launching and overseeing the progress of the projects he had earlier launced. But has he been given a warm reception?
Senator Cleophas Malala on Saturday said Ruto will not win over Luhya votes despite the many visits.
The Senator was speaking at Ikolomani Kakamega County during a memorial service for Derrick Kivia Lugwa who died in the Ethiopian Airline plane crash.
Accusing Ruto of recklessly dishing out what he termed as ‘cursed money’, Malala said Ruto’s mission to the region is to confuse the Luhya community.
“Let Ruto and his ‘tangatanga’ team know that he will not get Luhya votes and he will not be president of this country”, he said.
Malala said Kenyans should not accept to have Ruto succeed President Kenyatta in 2022.
He claimed that the DP’s links to graft cartels in the country had made him unfit to be president.
“The other day he even told us that nothing much was stolen in the dams scandal because it was just Sh7 billion. That shows we have hyenas in this country but not leaders”, Malala said.
Ruto on Saturday commissioned a project in Hamisi constituency in Vihiga county. He will head to Lurambi in Kakamega tomorrow.
In Kakamega, Ruto has been invited to launch a new programme by the One Acre Fund, which has been supporting group farming in Western region.