Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichungu’wah has raised a red flag in what he terms as a ploy by unknown people distributing poisonous foodstuff in bags branded with his name and Deputy President William Ruto’s.
This comes barely a week after Ruto visited the constituency and donated foodstuff to 3,600 households in the Nachu area and its environs.
Ruto also inspected the progress of Marengeta Dam that is under construction.
However, on Sunday, two people are reported to have been taken ill after consuming the foodstuff that was distributed by a section of people in look-alike bags like those that Ruto used last week.
The MP in a Facebook post warned that there are people out there trying to tarnish their name by donating harmful foodstuff.
“I have just been informed there was a white Landcruiser at around 6PM distributing these foodstuffs in Gikambura. A family that consumed the sugar suspect it was poisonous as two of them have been treated after consuming it.
“These are NOT our foodstuffs and we are not distributing anything openly and on vehicles on roads or stadiums and even the FAKE branding and items are NOT anything close to what we are distributing,” explained the MP.
He went on to say that his joint donation with DP Ruto that such distribution is executed through the established channels such as the church, and community leaders.
“Pls be cautious as EVIL people who are distributing these may poison people for politics! Inform all your neighbors. Any support from our office will be delivered to your houses by your known neighbours and church leaders,” Ichung’wah cautioned.