While on his way to Malaba town for a rally as he toured Busia county today on October 23rd, Deputy President William Ruto made a brief stop at Machakus Primary School in Teso South Constituency to attend a funeral so as to condole with the bereaved family and sell his Presidential bid.
The DP who had just come from a rally in Busia town quickly settled at the funeral together with his allies before getting a chance to sell their "reggae" and proceed to the next rally.
Then one by one as he introduced the leaders that had accompanied him to the Western Kenya county, there's one man that was seated at the front row whose request to him was quite unique and humourous.
Dressed in a sky blue suit and seated on one speaker as captured in the photo below is the man we are talking about and who was identified as Pekol.
While introducing him, the DP said that "and we have one gentleman over here who has told me that he wants to be the State House Comptroller."
"Mr. Pekol, are you sure you want the position of State House Comptroller?" He asked and the reply he got was "yes, that's what I want."
The DP then asked again that "have you booked for that position?" Pekol's subsequent reply was that "I've booked it today and I'm booking it with you right now."
Impressed by Pekol's courage and straightforwardness, DP Ruto took a moment to laugh before telling fellow mourners a story of Jesus when he was on the cross and the thief who had been crucified together with him.
"There's a certain man who was crucified together with Jesus. While on the cross, the man asked Jesus that please don't forget me when you get to God's Kingdom. So don't be surprised on that day when this man will be the State House Comptroller," he said sparking laughter.
Should DP Ruto succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta and subsequently grant Pekol his wish, the man will probably be at the centre of activities at State House come next year.
He will probably be the chief accounting officer at State House and will most likely be "President" William Ruto's secretary or in charge of his official diary.
Watch the DP respond to the man at minute 6:00 of the video in the link below.
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