By Mercy Atieno
The original image is of the president and Soipan Tuya, the Cabinet secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Forestry.
This photo shared on Facebook supposedly showing president William Ruto and Kenyan content creator Azziad Nasenya is ALTERED.
The image was accompanied by a text reading: “Azziad and our president Ruto posing for a photo”.
Mtaani Radio performed a Google reverse image search and established that the original photo is of President Ruto with Soipan Tuya the Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Environment, Climate Change and Forestry.
The photo was published by President Ruto and State House Kenya on 3 September 2023.
The image was taken as the president attended the Africa Youth Climate Assembly 2023 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Mtaani Radio investigated a photo shared on Facebook supposedly showing president William Ruto and Kenyan content creator Azziad Nasenya and found it to be ALTERED.
This fact check was published by Mtaani Radio with technical support from Code for Africa’s PesaCheck newsdesk, through the African Fact-Checking Alliance (AFCA).