He toured the region majorly to meet with small-scale traders and youths for empowerment. He visited places such as Bumula, Matayos, Nambale and ended up with Busia town.
He was heroically received by thousands of residents who left their businesses and paraded on the streets to interact with him. He rewarded several hard-working young people and some also gifted him items that are skillfully prepared.
Ruto took the opportunity to encourage all residents who are 18 years and above to go and register as voters so that they may elect leaders of their choices. He furthermore explained the bottom-up economy telling them the importance of it.
Ruto had been accompanied by Didmus Barasa, member of Parliament for Kimilili, Benjamin Washiali for Mumias East, Aden Duale for Garisa, Dan Wanyama for Webuye West, and aspirant MCA Madam Susan Mang'eni. He thanked the people of Western for showing love to him.
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