Kisii Members of Parliament on Sunday skipped the handful attended Deputy President William Ruto’s fundraiser at Kisii National School on Sunday.
Kisii Governor James Ongwae on his part alternatively attended a parallel Betika Tournament at Gusii Stadium which was fully packed as his Deputy Joash Maangi Joined Ruto to fundraise for artistes in aid of building a Modern Studio.
A number of Kisii and Nyamira members of Parliament allied to DP skipped the event a move that has sent mixed reactions.
Shadrack Mose of Kitutu Masaba, Vincent Kemosi of West Mugirango from Nyamira and Alfa Miruka of Bomachoge Chache from Kisii attended the event.
The area MP Richard Tong’i and Ruto’s die hard Sylvanus Osoro of South Mugirango missed the fundraiser. The Kisii school Principal also escaped.
Other MPs present who jetted with Ruto from Kericho County include Nelson Koech of Belgut and Sylvanus Maritim of Ainamoi in Kericho town.
The deputy President contributed Ksh 1 Million towards the project.
On Saturday Veteran Gusii Artists lead by Henry Sagero Alis Man Pepe and Kwasa Kwasa denounced the fundraiser and termed it as Malice meant to enrich some Politicians allied to William Ruto.
They claimed they were not involved in any way despite being long term leaders of larger veteran and upcoming artists.