Deputy President William Ruto was given an heroic welcome on Wednesday during this year's celebration of the Mashujaa Day, that took place at Wang'uru International Stadium in Mwea Constituency, Kirinyaga County.
The host governor Anne Waiguru who invited the Second in Command to make his remarks could not hide her excitement after the crowd broke in to cheers owing to remarks she made a few days ago that the ground in Mt Kenya Region was recognizing Ruto's presidential bid.
Shortly after taking the stage, the crowd further ululated and continued after he greeted them in Kikuyu language.
The Chief Hustler further drummed support for his Bottom-up economic approach, stating that it will be the solution to ensure country become better.
"As your deputy for the last 9 years, God willing, I assure you that the agenda you have set of the unity of this nation, big 4 agenda together with the bottom-up plan will take this country to greater heights."
This comes amid political pressure as Mt Kenya becomes the battle ground for the presidential candidates.
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