No, Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro was not addressing President Ruto regarding the rise in the cost of living.
The TikTok video showing Kiharu Member of Parliament (MP) Ndindi Nyoro purportedly addressing President William Ruto over the high cost of living is not recent; it was captured in 2021 when the lawmaker was addressing former President Uhuru Kenyatta regarding the same issue of the high cost of living.
On September 14, 2023, the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) made an announcement regarding the price hike of petroleum products, which left many Kenyans in disbelief. This increase has resulted in elevated prices for various goods, contributing to a higher cost of living. Numerous Kenyan citizens, as well as several prominent leaders, have voiced their concerns regarding these escalated fuel prices.
Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro expresses concern regarding the recent increase in fuel prices under President Ruto’s administration.
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. A reverse image search on the video confirms its origin, as it was originally posted on Kiharu Member of Parliament (MP) Ndindi Nyoro’s official Facebook Page on September 17, 2021. In the video, Nyoro addressed the then-President Uhuru Kenyatta regarding the high cost of living resulting from increased fuel prices.