Over the recent days, deputy president William Ruto has intensified his ‘campaign’ (though he never really likes to say he is campaigning) all around the country, by engaging with the common mwananchi, doing ‘common’ things
The deputy president has so far eaten roast maize with his hustling Kenyans, bought Ngoma shoes from his fellow hustlers and most recently seen eating chai, mandazi with fellow Kenyans.
Although this may be seen by most Kenyans as a normal gesture of a deputy president interacting with his fellow citizens, pundits have insisted that this humble gestures may just be what the leader is after, to ensure that he secures the common mwananchi vote cum 2022.
“I think what the Deputy president is doing is trying to win back the common Mwananchi that is utterly intrigued by any political figure reaching out to the grass root level,” Paul, A business man in Nairobi
Or maybe he is just being a non official deputy president warming up to his fellow hustlers. Who knows…