The Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya, Dr William Samoei Ruto ignited a hot debate online when he was spotted riding a donkey during his visit to Lamu County. (Courtesy photo)
According to his recent post, he stated that the ongoing empowerment of small businesses across the country is part of their broad, inclusive and deliberate bottom-up economic development plan that is People-centred and aimed at freeing millions of Kenyans from the trap of poverty.
He confirmed that he engaged and empowered bodaboda operators in Lamu County. He added that MPs present were Anwar Loitiptip (Lamu), Sharif Athman (Lamu East), Aisha Jumwa (Malindi), Lydia Haika (Taita-Taveta), Mohammed Ali (Nyali), Khatib Mwashetani (Lunga Lunga), Owen Baya (Kilifi North), Rigathi Gachagua (Mathira), Kimani Ichungwah (Kikuyu), Ndindi Nyoro (Kiharu) and former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar at the Mkunguni square, Lamu West, Lamu County.His post attracted several comments from Kenyans, majority of them praised him for empowering the bodaboda operators in Lamu County. These are some of their reactions:￼￼￼Kindly enjoy reading, comments and don't forget to share widely
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