Photo: Deputy President William Ruto [Courtesy]
In the video going viral, rowdy youths are overheard shouting "Baba, Baba" as the deputy President Ruto and allies were making their way to Karatina market, where they were to address the residents.
As witnessed by this Writer, The section of youths seemed to be allied to Kiekeweke faction that is surporting President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga declined to be addressed.
However, The deputy President entourage went against the wave and continued speaking to the traders.
Previously, DP Ruto's allies had raised concerns that their event is planned to be disrupted by opponents. In respective social media posts, fingers were pointed to Nyeri Town MP, Ngunjiri Wambugu and his counterpart from Kieni Kanini Kega.
The deputy President William Ruto is today camping in Nyeri county in a bid to popularize his 'hustler' narrative and 'Bottom-up' economic approach ahead of 2022 polls.
He is accompanied by Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro, Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua, Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichun'gwah among a host of local leaders.
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