Deputy President, Dr. William Ruto has moved in to cool the rising political temperatures in the country coaxing his supporters and that of President Uhuru Kenyatta amid the unrest between the two.
The DP has called on leaders to practice sobriety and avoid abuse and foul language against other Kenyans.
Following a post on his official twitter handle Ruto said ” Leaders should exercise restraint and avoid insults and bad language against other Kenyans. Unsavoury words against mothers and Head of State is a NO, NO. No amount of anger justifies use of offensive insulting language. There exists decent ways to communicate however one feels. ”
The DPs remarks came after two of his allies, Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi and Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Nge’no made vulgar insults against the president’s mother Mama Ngina.
Ng’eno was was arrested at his Magondo home in the evening of Monday, September 7, after “demeaning” members of the first family. The MP was hurtled to Emurua Dikir Police Station by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) who carried out the operation.
His counterpart Oscar Sudi was put on the spot by a section of Kenyans on his remarks directed at the former first lady.