Yes, Yesu wa Tongaren was present at President Ruto’s rally in Bungoma.
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua shared photos on his Facebook account during President William Ruto’s third-day visit to Western Kenya. The pictures captured the visit to tertiary learning institutions in Bungoma County. Among the images, one in particular confirms the presence of Eliud Wekesa, popularly known as Yesu Wa Tongaren, who hails from the village of Lukhokwe in Tongaren Constituency, Bungoma County, at the Head of State’s rally.
Yesu wa Tongaren attends President William Ruto’s rally in Bungoma County
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To arrive to this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We came across a Facebook post dated August 28, 2023, shared by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua. The post included photos from his third-day visit to Western Kenya, where he accompanied President William Ruto. Notably, one of the photos featured the controversial religious leader Eliud Wekesa, widely recognized as Yesu Wa Tongaren.