No, DP William Ruto did not tell Uasin Gishu residents to drive out non Kalenjins if they do not vote for him.
The video circulating on social media purporting to show Deputy President William Ruto urging Uasin Gishu natives to drive out non-indigenous Kenyans is manipulated.
We found the original video that we translated and discovered that the Deputy President during the campaign rally was calling on Uasin Gishu residents not to let politics divide them along tribal lines.
Deputy President William Ruto allegedly calling on Uasin Gishu natives to drive out non-indigenous Kenyans from the county if they do not support his presidential bid in the August 9, 2022 election.
The iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is Misleading.
To arrive to this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We discovered the original footage posted on Kenya Digital News’ YouTube channel on August 1, 2022, that covered the Deputy President speech during the Kenya Kwanza Campaigns in Uasin Gishu.The original video did not have the divisive remarks as alleged by social media users.