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Residents of Usain Gishu county celebrate Supreme Court Ruling

Uasin Gishu residents on Monday took to the streets of Eldoret to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling which upheld Dr. William Samoeui Ruto’s win.

Ruto defeated the opposition leader Raila Odinga who was vying for the 5th time.

The residents blocked the busy Uganda road for over three hours celebrating the win.
Speaking to the press they applauded the Supreme court for upholding Ruto’s August polls win.

“We are so happy today for our son the court ruling has shown that the elections were free and fair and that we should trust our electoral systems because there was no manipulation,” said Mary Kigen while speaking to the press.

They said they are now expecting president Ruto to implement the bottom-up approach.

“We know that our economy will be improved because we are going to get Hustlers funds and we Residents of Uasin Gishu county residents will get the share that will uplift vulnerable communities across the country,” said John Korir.

They said they now want him to visit the County as soon as possible.

“We want him to come as first as possible so that we may congratulate him and give him milk and Sinendet.We expect him to lower the cost of living which has been the order of the day,” he said.

Uasin Gishu is the home to the deputy president and president-elect William Ruto and residents from the region expect to allot from him.

“Ruto is our son and we expect him to work for us as farmers and we expect him to reduce the cost of production and farm inputs which has been a burden to us,” Joel Koech says.

Businesswomen say their business will progress in all sectors in the country due to the hustler fund promised by deputy president William Ruto.

“As you can see it’s raining but because of the love we have for our son William Ruto we have braved the rain to watch as our son’s victory is being upheld. We have knelt down as part of our tradition and we thank God for the victory,” Mama Cherop said.

Tanui Bett says “I want to appeal to all Kenyans let us remain untied as Kenyans because elections come and go but we will remain as brothers and sisters
and those who have been defeated should accept and move on,” h

He called on president-elect William Ruto to create enabling working environment.

By Emmanuel Malual Makuach

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