Linet Toto pays tribute to a boda boda rider who believed in her Women rep dream.
Bomet women representative, Linet Toto pays tribute to a boda boda rider who believed in her.
During her address at parliament on October 11, Linet Toto gave a vote of thanks to one, Gideon Cheruiyot who was her rider during the campaigns.
She said that he was the first person who believed in her when she expressed her admiration to join politics.
Linet Toto said,”Allow me to mention one person by the name of Gideon Cheruyiot. When I declared my ambition, he came to my home and asked me whether I was serious about my candidature.”
She stated that Gideon protected her throughout the campaigns, Ferried her throughout the county, as she drummed up for herself in the women rep race.
Toto said,”He then decided to assist me with his bodaboda. He fueled it with his own money and took me to the field in the morning and back home in the evening.”
“Gideon, wherever you are, may God bless you,” Toto added.
During the 2022 general election, Hon. Linet made headlines as being the youngest women representative in parliament. This earned her the name ‘Toto’
UDA allies came on board to assist her Financially during the August campaigns.
She won the race against several other women who were eyeing the seat through the United Democratic Alliance Party( UDA).