Monday, February 22, 2016
Gideon Moi, Like Raila, Is Uncircumcised At Age 52 And Unfit To Lead The Kalenjins, DP Ruto Reveals-See Details
Deputy President William Ruto has unleashed a personal salvo on KANU chairman Gideon Moi by claiming that he has not faced the knife at age 52.
The DP termed Moi’s son as a stupid and ungrateful politician for not supporting him. Speaking in vernacular during his tour of Belgut, Ruto said that he had given is all for former President Moi to become President and he expected the same from Gideon.
He was quoted as saying:
“Kalenjins stood by him shoulder-to-shoulder, until he became President, so this uncircumcised son of arap Moi should not bring us his stupidity by telling us that we cannot support other Kalenjin leaders from other families . . . tell them to leave us, to stop playing with us”
Ruto is desperately trying to win back the Kalenjin community that is seen to be embracing a revamped KANU. Jubilee lost the Nyangores Ward by-election to Rutto’s candidates sending shivers down the spine of Ruto and his lieutenants.
The DP did not have kind words for Bomet governor terming him as a divisive figure.
“Tell the one here [in the South Rift] that Kalenjins will not be divided...if you are man enough, then lead undivided Kalenjins, don’t divide them on the basis of North Rift and South Rift. “I told him we build a university in Bomet, he said no, it should be built in Sigor. We agreed on Sigor, he changed his mind – again,”
“I Ruto, as I address you here, my father, arap Samoei Cheruiyot, was born in Kiptere (Sigowet/Soin sub-county, Kericho county), of the Kapkomosek Clan. Am I a Nandi or Kipsigis? “Nandis and Kipsigis are relatives, or not? Even if I speak the Nandi dialect and the blood
to Kipsigis, do I belong to Kalenjin, or not? Then someone is telling us that Kipsigis and Nandis should part ways, someone who is stupid; who cannot differentiate between yesterday and tomorrow.
“Listen to me, people of Rift Valley, we must remain united and speak in one voice”