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Moi's family finally comes to the rescue of Baringo's First Class Honours graduate

Lennie Croozy
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Ruth Rono whose story went viral on social media. [Source/Festus Kipchumba]

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi’s family has come to the aid of Ruth Rono, the 27-year-old First Class Honours graduate whose story went viral on Facebook.

Through her official facebook page Vicky Chepkorir, former Kanu Women Rep aspirant in Kericho and Gideon Moi's ally, posted: “We need a permanent job for her. Senator Gideon Moi's wife Zahra Bahlewa Moi has negotiated job offers for Ruth Rono, a First Class Honour graduate from Baringo at Kabarak University and GDC. Anyone who can reach her to get in touch with Lex K Ander as soon as possible. God bless Kenya!"

Rono, who hails from Lelbatai village in Baringo Central, graduated with a First Class Honours in Economics and Statistics but she has been languishing in her village.

Her poverty-stricken story was featured on Facebook and left netizens in tears.

It touched many and within hours, she had received hundred of shillings through her M-Pesa as well as job offers.

Ruth has also landed a job in the city  and she will therefore have to make a choice of relocating to Nairobi or take the Kabarak University offer. 

Her case is just an example of the many hardships Kenyan graduates go through after completing campus.


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