Disabled Musician wants Ruto to modify the car he bought him
07 March 2016, 15:43
Bungoma - Webuye Jua Kali living with disability as asked the Deputy President William Ruto to modify a vehicle he donated to him so that he is able to drive it.
The DP bough the disabled musician David Sakari a car a Toyota Vitz after he had petitioned three times to buy him a vehicle to aid him when travelling far to perform.
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Sakari Thirty Five and a father of two children got a car two weeks ago but he says it is difficult for him to drive himself owing to his short stature and has asked the Deputy President William Ruto to also assist him modify it by fittoing it with gadgets that will make himdrive it himself because it has proved very difficult to pay the driver.
“It is very expensive for me to pay the driver because I have other financial obligations to meet, am humbly requesting the DP to assist me by modifying it so that I can drive it myself, it’s currently meant for normal people, am unable to touch the breaks and at the same time see the dash board, “said Sakari
Sakari a band member with the popular Webuye Jua Kali band led by Kimilili Ward MCA David Barasa said he was grateful, but appealed to Ruto to automate the vehicle.
"I will appreciate more if this vehicle will be automated so that when am not performing in different occasions I can also use it as a taxi in Webuye town and its environs during my part time" Sakari said.
Speaking in his home in Webuye town, Sakari said he has already employed five drivers on shifts and had to teach his wife to drive in case of an emergency because he is unable to pay a permanent driver owing to his meager salary.
On November 18 last year while at Matulo in Webuye West, the band had been called to perform where the DP was fund raising for a women group, Sakari says he went direct to where the the DP was and reminded him of his promise, the Dp nodded and promised to deliver the gift to him.
True to his promise, the DP donated the Toyota vitz to the mucisian, which was presented to him by Webuye West Mp Dan Wanyama at Muliro gardens in Webuye town.
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