Deputy President William Ruto has warned that intimidation will not stop Kenyans from electing their preferred leaders.
The DP, who is on a Rift Valley tour, said that there are institutions, which are mandated to oversee elections.
“We have faith in the institutions mandated to oversee our elections and preserve our democracy,” Ruto said.
“Kenyans must have the opportunity to elect leaders of their choice without intimidation, threats and ultimatums.”
The DP said during his tour in the Rift valley where he also popularized his bottom-up economic model.
“The people feel the urgency of this economic moment. They say we must reshape our economy to create opportunities for all, especially young people, women, small business owners and farmers,” Ruto said.
The DP was accompanied by Governor Jackson Mandago (Uasin Gishu) and MPs Swarup Mishra (Kesses), Aden Duale (Garissa Township), Onesimus Kipchumba Murkomen (Elgeyo Marakwet), Gladys Shollei (Women Rep. Jason Gishu), Kimani Ichungwa (Kikuyu), Kimani Ngunjiri (Bahati), Didmus Barasa (Kimilili), Oscar Sudi (Kapseret), Caleb Kositany (Soy) and Alex Kosgey (Emgwen).
Others are Aaron Cheruiyot (Kericho), Johana Ngeno (Emurua Dikirr), Samson Cherargei (Nandi), Wilson Kogo (Chesumei), Cornelly Serem (Aldai), Julius Melly (Tinderet), John Waluke (Sirisia), Alfred Keter (Nandi Hills) and Nelson Koech (Belgut) attended the function.