By Kevin Koech
Deputy President William Ruto has responded to rapper Khaligraph Jones’ plea.
The rapper had on Saturday, April 17 asked the DP to intervene on behalf of Kenyans suffering from lack of food and unemployment briughte about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his response dated Sunday, April 19, the DP noted that he understands the pain of sleeping hungry, adding that he was committed to helping the less fortunate.
He, however, asked Khaligraph to mobile other musicians to distribute food to other creative in need.
The DP responded in Sheng
“Bazuu Khaligraph, nimepata message yako bro. Ahsante. Mimi najua the pain of sleeping hungry (I received your message with thanks and I know the pain of sleeping hungry)
“As a personal initiative, I am ready to help as we complement government programmes on the same. I will also mobilize my friends to get some more help,” Ruto replied.
Singer Khaligraph had also reached out to ODM leader Raila Odinga.
“Baba yawa, kitambo ulikua unatutetea sana, sai Kenya tunaangamizwa umenyamaza. Fanya ile kitu uone vile utaingia State House haraka, wacha kunyamaza ivo. (There was a time you fought for Kenyans rights but now we are suffering and you are silent. Intervene and see how fast you will become president)”.