No, this image does not depict Kisumu Senator Prof. Ojienda launching an Affordable Housing Project
The X post features a photo capturing Kisumu Senator Prof. Tom Ojienda as he commissions a new office for Assistant Chief Linet Awuor in the Achego sub-location of Kisumu County.
The Affordable Housing Programme (AHP) is a priority initiative by the Government of Kenya, aimed at providing decent and affordable housing to low and middle-income households. Individuals interested in purchasing affordable homes through the AHP can easily register on the Boma Yangu housing portal, start saving, and choose their preferred housing option.
Senator Ojienda is among the five ODM leaders who faced expulsion from the party. This action was taken in response to their collaboration with the government, a move that was seen as a violation of party
Kisumu Senator Prof. Tom Ojienda launch affordable housing project.
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 has uncovered a video capturing the incident that was first posted on Dun Media TV’s YouTube channel on September 19, 2023, during the commissioning of the Sub-Chief office by Kisumu Senator Prof. Tom Ojienda.
We came across the same image in an article published by The Standard when the lawmaker was inaugurating the office for the Assistant Chief of Achego sub-location in Kisumu County.