Deputy President William Ruto has quashed claims that he has been missing in action because he is tending to his farm in Sugoi.
The DP on Saturday asked Kenyans to disregard rumours that he is currently busy at his Sugoi cabbage following a series of queries on his whereabouts.
Ruto was responding to pictures going round in social media showing him at his farm in Sugoi tending to cabbages.
Taking to social media, Ruto posted a photo of his expansive cabbage farm, saying he was not at the farm, but working closely with President Uhuru Kenyatta practical strategies to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.
“H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, our teams and I are working on practical strategies to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. All options are on our cards. There should be no panic, we will pull through. Let us comply with advisories as reviewed regularly. So, I am not tending my Sugoi cabbages shown in the photo below. Ignore the pictures circulating elsewhere,” He wrote
Ruto has not been present in the numerous addresses to the nation by President Uhuru as pertains to the new coronavirus.
Kenya has recorded 122 cases of the novel coronavirus after 12 more people tested positive on Friday.