Deputy President William Ruto’s son Nick Ruto has spoken for the first time regarding his marriage to Evelyn Chemtai.
The two got married in an exquisite traditional ceremony held at Windy Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, on Saturday.
The ceremony was a private affair and it caught many Kenyans by surprise since the scion had not hinted at his dating life before.
The bride was also not familiar to many Kenyans
In a statement on Facebook, Nick wrote a message of gratitude to all those who graced the function.
He also confirmed that the event was a success.
“Yesterday,We met OUR families as culture demand. SHE said YES, I said YES, THEY said YES, WE said YES. Special thanks for your support and prayers. Evelyne 💍 Nick,” he stated.
Chemtai is the daughter of Mr and Mrs David Baron from Laikipia county.
Nick is the firstborn son of DP Ruto. He is a lawyer by profession.
The ceremony brought together family members and friends including DP Ruto’s close political leaders.
Governors Jackson Mandago from Ruto’s Uasin Gishu rural county and Stephen Sang of Nandi were present.
Senators Kipchumba Murkomen (Elgeyo Marakwet) and Aaaron Cheruiyot (Kericho) also graced the event.
National Assembly members included Alice Wahome (Kandara), Caleb Kositany (Soy), Gladys Boss Shollei (Uasin Gishu) among others.
The ceremony comes nearly a year after the DP’s daughter June Ruto got married to a Nigerian lover Alexander Ezenagu at Karen, Nairobi