PHOTOS: DP Ruto day-long dowry negotiation for younger brother


PHOTOS: DP Ruto day-long dowry negotiation for younger brother.

DP Ruto Day-Long Dowry NegotiationThe Deputy President William Ruto with a group of elders today negotiated dowry for his younger brother David Ruto in Uasin Gishu County.

David Ruto, a businessman, is seeking the hand of Carol Kitur who reportedly is a staffer at an international media company.

David Ruto (third right) moments before the negotiation. [Stephen Rutto, Standard]

The DP is seen on a waiting bench at a village in Ziwa holding a gourd and cup. The gourds are used to store and serve traditional sour milk popularly known as mursik.He is accompanied in the day-long negotiation by Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago, Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi and Soy’s Caleb Kositany.

The ladies were full of smiles. [Stephen Rutto, Standard]

The ceremony known in Kalenjin as Koito is characterized by tough negotiations spearheaded by elders.The media was locked out of the private ceremony. It is not clear whether Ruto attended as a negotiator or in support of his brother.The talks determine the number of cows David will pay before marrying Carol.

Some of the leaders at the ceremony. [Stephen Rutto, Standard]

Also in attendance were Uasin Gishu Speaker David Lagat, Agriculture CEC Samuel Yego and politician Jonathan Bii.

By Stephen Rutto


PHOTOS: DP Ruto day-long dowry negotiation for younger brother

Source The Standard Newspaper

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  1. William Muchite says

    Of all the nice things about the Dp,Ruto,it is this gesture of being real self without fear or contradiction. Going back to your people the traditional way.Uhuru did it during the’ famous’ Waiguru wedding recently.Why then do others belittle and criticize Khalwale when he is at his best during Bull fighting in the tradition Western Kakamegans tradition !!.Amen.

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