Ruto's Emotional Message After His Convoy Kills 7-Year-Old Boy

  • Deputy President William Ruto File
  • Deputy President William Ruto, on Saturday, condoled with the family of a 7-year-old boy who died after being run over by one of the cars in his convoy in Budalangi, Busia County.

    Taking to Twitter, the DP revealed that he was saddened by the death of Sidney Mambala Felix

    Ruto went on to add that he would support Mambala's family through the difficult time. 

    Deputy President William Ruto handing over of a five-acre parcel of land to the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Institute from Busia County Government on 07/06/19

    "Saddened by the news of the passing on of Sidney Mambala Felix, a young and bubbly boy. Followed closely the situation after I was informed of the unfortunate incident and, now, deeply condole with the family of Mzee Mambala, his peers and friends for the grave loss of a loved one.

    "I have spoken with Mzee to pass my consideration and assured the family of reference and support during this difficult time. May God rest young Sidney in eternal peace." the DP tweeted. 

    Citizen Digital reported that Mambala was involved in an accident at 4.50pm after the DP left St. Benedict's Budalangi Secondary School. 

    Rosemary Adema, the boy's mother, told reporters that her son was in a “heartbreaking medical state”.

    The vehicle in question was said to be carrying the Ruto's communication team.

    Mwambala was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

    Deputy President William Ruto walking to his car after a past event.