Ruto suspends his rallies over Covid-19
Deputy President William Ruto has suspended his public meetings citing upsurge of Covid-19 until further notice.
In a statement on Twitter Ruto stated that he has scaled down his his public engagements until further notice.
Ruto was this week scheduled to have empowerment meetings in Machakos, Kitui and Makueni counties.
“The upsurge in Covid19 cases strongly indicates that a second wave my be in the offing. For this reason I have decided to significantly scale down my public engagements until further notice. The empowerment meetings for this weekend in Machakos, Kitui and Makueni are postponed,” tweeted Ruto.
Ruto has been among the many political leaders who have been defying the Covid-19 protocols in their political campaigns.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his ally Raila Odinga have also come under sharp criticism for defying the Covid-19 protocols.