It has been a norm that the haves are the ones to donate food to the have nots but here in Bungoma, the case seems to have changed for bodaboda operators of Bungoma County.
Bodaboda operators hand over foodstuffs to Governor Wangamati, they say they have decided to stand with him this time of hardship, source files.
Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati lost his mother Selina Wangamati last week and has been receiving messages of condolence from all corners of the country.
In a surprise move, the Bodaboda of Bungoma County bought foods and other necessities required in funerals and delivered them to Governor Wangamati so that they help him to save on the cost and ease the budget of burying the late mother to the Governor.
Kennedy Kibet told journalists that this shows the love they have for their Governor and the feeling of sorrow together with the county boss who has lost a loving mother.
"This does not mean that our Governor cannot do it but a show of brotherhood. He expects many visitors and since he is our leader, different sectors must support him at this difficult time," he said.
Sirisia MP John Waluke together with other leaders condoles with Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati at their Khachonge home, Wangamati buries his mother on Saturday, source files.
Governor Wangamati buries his mother on Saturday. The burial mass is expected to be held at Kiwanjandege area. President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto, ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and ODM chief Raila Odinga are all expected to attend.
Succession and BBI politics are also expected in the burial mass. Wangamati also comes from Kabuchai constituency where a by-election has been scheduled for next week.
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