Deputy President William Ruto accompanied his son Nick Ruto to dowry negotiations on Saturday, January 15, 2022.
The exquisite ceremony was graced by close family and friends. Nick, donned in white and Ankara in a ceremony currently underway.
Nick Ruto held the Koito event as he plans to formally wed his long-term girlfriend Evelyn Chemtai Some.
An elated Nick walked with a stick to signify the importance of the journey ahead of him as he sought permission and blessings from his soon-to-be in-laws to marry their daughter.
In May last year, Ruto’s daughter June tied the knot with her Nigerian fiance Dr Alexander Ezenagu in an elegant ceremony.
The wedding ceremony took place at Ruto’s private residence along Koitobos Road in Karen, Nairobi. After the DP moved into his official residence in the same neighbourhood, the family home was turned into a VIP Guest House for clients from Weston hotel.
According to videos seen by Kenyans.co.ke, the wedding had a white theme with a dash of pink. Guests who had arrived at the venue were snugged in their seats as they waited for the bride and groom.
The invite-only event included politicians allied to Ruto and the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) faction.
Among the leaders who attended include Elgeyo Marakwet Kipchumba Murkomen, Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot, Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi, Soy MP Caleb Kositany, and Nandi governor Stephen Sang.
The ceremony had been touted and heavily anticipated after a dowry ceremony was held in Ruto’s residence in early May.
In the ceremony, the DP hosted his Nigerian in-laws which led to a vibrant and glamorous ceremony, that merged two cultures, the Kalenjins and Igbos from Nigeria.
The Nigerian national has an impressive professional portfolio having pursued law with an incline to international trade and taxes.
According to his website, Dr Ezenagu is an assistant professor in the College of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar.