Deputy President William Ruto has hit out at government officials who are trying to stop his political tours across the country calling them ‘fools’.
Speaking in Nyamira County on Thursday, October 10, the deputy president defended the police officers in the country saying that they are good people who are hustling to feed their families.
Ruto also claimed that his last meeting was canceled following the orders from a section of leaders who are against his hustler movement.
“These policemen have no problem. The problem is the people who live in the ivory tower who don’t know the problem that some people are going through.”
“Those who are trying to stop my tour to Kisii are ‘fools’. Such people are tribalists. Every Kenyan is allowed to visit any place as long as he is within the country.” DP Ruto said.
The DP further defended his countrywide tours saying that they are development programmes targeting people in the bodaboda sector as well as other small businesses.
“Stop politics of balkanising Kenyans…no Kenyan is a visitor or a guest in any part of Kenya.” He added.
He was accompanied by several leaders who vowed to remain unshaken saying that they will not be bowed by threats from the government.
Among leaders present are Kisii County DG Joash Maangi, Kitutu Masaba MP Shadrack Mose, Vincent Kemosi of West Mugirango, Joash Nyamoko (North Mugirango), Silvanus Osoro (South Mugirango), nominated senator Milicent Omanga, Kiharu MP Dindi Nyoro, Gichana Rigathi Gachagua (Mathira) as well as businessman Don Bosco and a number of MCAs from Kisii and Nyamira Counties.