No, COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli was not booed with Ruto chants during Azimio la Umoja rally in Murang’a
Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance’s Raila Odinga visited Murang’a county on July 23, 2022, to counteract the popularity of his main rival, DP William Ruto. Raila was accompanied by COTU boss Francis Atwoli, who used his influence to persuade Murang’a residents to support the former Prime Minister’s bid, asking them not to rally behind Ruto’s bid, claiming that he would take land from them and that they would suffer as a result.
Residents of Murang’a shout out DP William Ruto’s name as COTU Secretary-General Francis Atwoli addresses them.
The IVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is False.
To arrive to this conclusion, the IVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We searched videos on social media and found a footage shared on Facebook by Azimio TV on July 23, 2022 that covered the event live and discovered that Murang’a residents did not shout DP Ruto’s name to COTU Secretary-General Francis Atwoli.