An old woman from Embu who was carried on a wheelbarrow by the hustlers in deputy president Dr William Ruto's rally has elicited questions and reactions from Kenyans on social media when they came across a photo of the same.
In their queries, a number of netizens, including Kieleweke faction of Jubilee party asked themselves why the attendees of Dr Ruto's roadside address had to treat the unnamed woman in such a manner. Some considered the move as an indignity towards her while others opined that they should not have done the same to her.
This follows after the photo was widely circulated on Facebook after the DP's social media handlers posted it. The old woman on the wheelbarrow, was being carried high above the heads of individuals who listening to the deputy president's address.
Nyeri Town Member of Parliament Ngunjiri Wambugu were among those who shared the picture. He questioned why the individuals had to take the initiative. His fans express their perspectives on the same. Their opinions were diverse whereby, some condemed the action but a group, who were Wambugu's critics dismissed the lawmaker, calling on him to mind his own business.
Nevertheless, majority argued that the woman looked comfortable from her facial look. They dismissed negative criticisms peddled by their fellow naysayers.
This comes moments after the DP completed his tour to Mt Kenya East on Friday. He kick-started the trip to the region to campaign for his 2022 presidential bid at the beginning of the week. MPs and other elected leaders allied to him from the region had accompanied him.
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