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Land grabbing undertones as Kenyans reveal their #RutosBirthdayGifts

21 December 2015, 12:35 Pauline Nyumu

Nairobi - Social media is awash with satirical messages for Deputy President William Ruto as he celebrates his birthday.

Ruto, who has been at the center of various land grabbing scandals celebrates his 49th birthday Monday, with most of the messages containing satire on the social vice.

These are some of the comments posted under the hashtag #RutosBirthdayGifts:

@LubisiaElvis posted: "#RutosBirthdayGifts SunderLAND, MaryLAND, NewzeaLAND, SummerLAND, yes all those LANDS."

@oguta_ruth posted: "#RutosBirthdayGifts apewe title deed ya the promised land."

@LilKoima posted: "#RutosBirthdayGifts kitabu hile ya SHAMBA La wanyama (give him the book 'Animal Farm')."

@LilKoima posted: "#RutosBirthdayGifts Rumor has it that the private Developers will SINGH him a birthday song at Weston Hotel."

@sirme_stephens posted: "#RutosBirthdayGifts a handkerchief will do in case he gets emotional while presenting the gifts, happy birthday Sir."

@mzitooh posted: "#RutosBirthdayGifts Ministry of lands to be shifted to the office of the Deputy President."

@kakamchizy80 posted: "There's a virgin land between Garissa and Wajir counties that government couldn't afford to Tarmac.what a gift to the Dp #RutosBirthdayGifts."

@Gilbertich posted: "This prime plot goes for 3M, but since it's your special day you can Grab it for free. #RutosBirthdayGifts."

The opposition has linked the deputy president to the grabbing of of Langata Primary School playground and the adjacent plot belonging to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCCA) where he allegedly constructed the Weston Hotel. He has also been on the spot over the grabbing of Kenya Pipeline lands in Nairobi and Prisons land in Upper Hill.

From News24, we wish the Deputy President a happy birthday.

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- News24


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