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Ruto praises women, lobbies for two thirds gender rule - 3 months ago, 17 Nov 14:07

By: Ruth Mbula

Deputy President William Ruto has asked male members of parliament (MP) to steer support for the two thirds gender rule bill that will be tabled in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

Speaking at Nyakoora Catholic Church in Kitutu Chache North Constituency, Kisii County, on Saturday, he noted that such a law would help Kenya reach its full potential in development.

LOYAL, HARDWORKING

Mr Ruto said male legislators have a habit of "running away" from women's issues yet "no man can survive without a woman, be it as a mother, a sister or a wife".

“Women are the most loyal, hardworking and trusted people. Let us all support them in this,” he said.

The deputy president returned to Kisii exactly a week after he toured for development purposes.

He was received by Kisii Governor James Ongwae, who is from Kitutu Chache North.

The governor said he will continue working with ...
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