Deputy President Of Kenya William Ruto recalls the day when he had to pay dowry so as to marry Rachel Ruto. Deputy President was not rich as he is now. Also Ruto narrated how he was rejected by a girl because of his financial status. The girl he loved was from a higher social status, the father's girl was a driver. Ruto tried her best but she said she was not worth. Currently the girl is married in the village and they respect each other despite their history.
Ruto said that she got Rachel from Likuyani and they needed 42 cows during the dowry ceremony. Luckily, Ruto was allowed to marry Rachel despite having 4 cows only. Ruto says that he's very well prepared for her son's dowry ceremony since he can meet high demands that may come.
Kenyans said that the girl who refused Ruto when he was poor, she is regretting because she missed a chance to be Kenya's second lady. Here are some of the mixed reactions from Kenyans.
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