No, Junet has not congratulated DP Ruto on his election as Kenya’s fifth President.
The alleged message from Suna East MP Junet Mohammed to Deputy President William Ruto after Kenya’s electoral commission chair Wafula Chebukati announced Ruto’s victory in the tight presidential race on August 15, 2022, was created by Fake Tweet Creator Post, an app that can generate realistic-looking tweets in seconds.
Junet’s Twitter feed lacks any congratulatory messages. We discovered that the account is a pseudo because it was created in January 2022, while the legislator’s official Twitter account was created in June 2013.
Junet Mohammed congratulates William Ruto as the 5th President of Kenya on behalf of Azimio Coalition
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 reviewed Junet’s official social media account and did not find the existence of such post. However, we discovered that the account that shared the tweet is a pseudo account since it was created in January 2022, with 1,063 following and 536 followers, whereas the legislator’s authentic Twitter account was created in June 2013, with 187 following and 923.8K followers.
We also discovered that the tweet was created using Fake Tweet Creator Post, a Google Play app.