Babu Owino calls out President Ruto over unfulfilled promises to Kenyans telling him “2027 tutakata mti Zakayo aanguke”.
Embakasi East Member of Parliament (MP) Babu Owino has fired shots at President William Ruto, accusing him of failing to deliver on promises made to the Kenyan people.
Speaking in Kitui County on Saturday, February 10, while Referring to Ruto as Zakayo, Babu Owino lamented the unfulfilled pledges noting that the country was doing okay until he became president.
“Wakati wewe ulikua waziri wa foreign affairs (KalonzoMusyoka), mambo yalikua sawa. shetani sasa ameingilia, wakati wewe ulikua naibu wa raisi, baba (Raila Odinga) akiwa waziri mkuu, maisha yalikua mazuri, uchumi ulikua sawa,” Babu Owino reminisced.
However, Babu Owino expressed frustration over the current state of affairs, accusing President Ruto of neglecting his duties to address pressing issues such as the high cost of living.
“Tuliambiwa ya kwamba mama mboga ataacha kuuza mboga afungue supermarket, tukaambiwa bwana boda boda atawacha kuendesha bodaboda anunue gari,” he said.
“Kila saa tunaambia Zakayo azushe bei ya chakula, Zakayo anakataa, tunaambia Zakayo azushe gharama ya maisha, Zakayo anakataa, kisha tukaambia Zakayo yeye mwenyewe ashuke, Zakayo aamekataa.”
Looking ahead to the 2027 elections, Babu Owino issued a stern warning to Ruto.
“Kwa hivyo 2027 hatutambia Zakayo ashuke, tutakata mti Zakayo aanguke,” Babu warned.
The name Zakayo surfaced on social platforms in May 2023 over his tax drives aimed at collecting more taxes from Kenyans.