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Photos of DP William Ruto 1.2 Billion Castle In Uasin Gishu


Deputy President William Ruto is yet to complete building his palatial pad in Uasin Gishu and popular blogger -Robert Anyango Alai has the photos to prove it.

In the photos Alai shared on his Facebook page – the 1.2 Billion home boasts of a kingly swimming pool,

Here are the 8 things you need to know about the multi-billion palace that Deputy President William Ruto is building;

1. The stately home is estimated to sit on 20 acres, part of 700 acres bought by the DP in Moiben constituency.

2. Ruto bought the land early this year.

3. The land was part of the 6,000 acres Jagir Farm, known locally as Kapkochir, whose owner was an Asian businessman.

4. The businessman first sold the land to Mombasa businessman David Lagat, who then sold part of it to the DP, among other buyers.

5. A top tier Chinese construction company did the foundation for the main house, a guest wing, two swimming pools, a library, gym and other lavish facilities.

“It will be a home befitting the status of a President,” a source familiar with the DP’s political activities said, adding that Ruto plans to move into the new home before the next polls.

6. Part of the area has an airstrip, which could be rehabilitated as part of the home. Trending Post has established that Ruto prefers to keep the ongoing works confidential and always flies in and out of the compound.

“Every time he travels to Western Kenya or the Rift Valley, he must pass by to check the status of the construction. However, even the security are always kept away,” the source said.

7. At least eight armed Administration Police officers are guarding the construction site, which is located along the road from the Eldoret-Elgeyo border.

8. It lies about 15 kilometres east of Eldoret town. Check out the photos of DP William Ruto’s palatial residence;

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