Posted on: October 30, 2020 Posted by: Fridah Okachi Comments: 0

The Deputy President,William Ruto,was earlier today set to meet with the Kangema residents over youth empowerment.

Moments to the starting of the meeting,there were posts on social media claiming that the residents had decided to boycott the event.

The posts included images of several empty seats and a small number of people in attendance.

There were also claims that Kiharu Mp,Ndindi Nyoro,was issuing handouts to  people,for them to attend the event.

Mtaani Radio fact check desk got to know that this was not true.The photos were taken and posted before 8.00 a.m before the arrival of the deputy president.However,after his arrival,a good number of residents came out to attend the function.

This story was produced by Fridah Okachi at Mtaani newsroom in partnership with Code for Africa’s iLAB data journalism programme, with support from Deutsche Welle Akademie