Deputy President William Ruto votes in Sugoi

DP Ruto and his Wife were among the first people to vote at Kosachei Primary School

Deputy President William Ruto votes in Sugoi

Deputy President William Ruto has casted his vote at Kosachei Primary School in Turbo Constituency, after polls opened at 6: 00am across the country.

DP Ruto was at the polling station at around 6:05am and he was able to cast his vote together with his wife Mama Rachel Ruto.

Speaking after exercising his democratic right, Ruto called upon Kenyans to turn up in large numbers and vote.

"I’m a very proud Kenyan this morning that it has come to this moment. I k now that I running for President for the first time and it quite a moment and I am confident and I trust in God that this too will come home. I looking forward to a great day and I am asking every Citizen where they are to choose our leaders in a peaceful manner and to respect everybody’s choice of whoever they want to vote.

"We want to do this free of coercion, free of intimidation, lets us respects everybody’s choice even if it’s different from yours. I think it is the essence of democracy," William Ruto Said after casting his vote.

The Kenya Kwanza presidential flagbearer further divulged that he is praying for a peaceful election,

“Everybody here wants a peaceful process. Our prayer before voting was about having a peaceful election. I am also delighted that this historic election will usher a new era for the country.

"I want to urge for a peaceful process. In the moment like this is when the mighty ad powerful come to the realization that it is the people who make the big decision. This morning, in their simplicity and ordinary, every Kenyan will make that decision. I look forward to a victorious day," William Ruto remarked.

In his final campaign rally, the deputy president sent a message to President Uhuru Kenyatta saying he wished him well as he went to retirement and that the president was not to be worried of the affairs of the country as they were in the right hands.

“I want to tell my brother President Uhuru Kenyatta, we worked together we achieved much together but as fate would have it you chose a different path and I wish you well as you go to retirement, I am confident that this country will move forward.

"I am confident that you know my capacity you have nothing to fear because I will respect the foundation you have built,” the deputy president stated.

The deputy president expressed confidence in winning the August 9 polls urging his supporters not to be left behind on the voting day.

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