Deputy President William Ruto during Busia tour/COURTESY
BY MKARIMU MEDIA
A seven-year old boy who was ran over by DP William Ruto’s convoy in Busia County has passed on.
According to a statement from the DP’s office, Sidney Mamba Felix died after he was rushed to the hospital on Friday evening.
On his twitter account, Mkarimu Media has learnt that the DP acknowledged that he had been informed of the accident involving Sidney.
“Saddened by news of the passing on of Sidney Mambala Felix, a young and bubbly boy. Followed closely the situation after I was informed of the unfortunate incident and, now, deeply condole with the family of Mzee Mambala, his peers and friends for the grave loss of a loved one,” Dr. Ruto said on Twitter on Saturday morning.
“I have spoken with Mzee to pass my consideration and assured the family of reference and support during this difficult time. May God rest young Sidney in eternal peace,” he added.
Felix was ran over on Friday by one of the DP’s vehicles that was carrying his Press team, according to edaily that broke the story .
The DP and his team were leaving Butula where he had addressed pupils and parents from St. Benedict’s Budalangi and Kingandole Secondary schools.