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[PHOTOS]: Ruto's son Nick marries long-term lover in traditional ceremony

Nick married lover Chemtai in traditional ceremony.

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• The ceremony comes nearly a year after June Ruto got married to a Nigerian lover Alexander Ezenagu at Karen, Nairobi.

DP Ruto's Son Nick Ruto marries long term lover in traditional ceremony.
DP Ruto's Son Nick Ruto marries long term lover in traditional ceremony.
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Deputy President William Ruto's son Nick Ruto today (Saturday) married his long term lover Evelyn Chemtai in a traditional ceremony commonly referred to as koito in the Kalenjin community.

Deputy President William Ruto, his wife Rachael Ruto attending marriage ceremony of their son Nick Ruto.
Deputy President William Ruto, his wife Rachael Ruto attending marriage ceremony of their son Nick Ruto.
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Nick is the firstborn son of DP Ruto. He is a lawyer by profession.

Nick Ruto and her lover Evelyn Chemtai.
Nick Ruto and her lover Evelyn Chemtai.
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Chemtai is the daughter of Mr and Mrs David Baron from Laikipia county.

Nick Ruto marries long term lover Evelyn Chemutai.
Nick Ruto marries long term lover Evelyn Chemutai.
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The man of the hour Nick donned a customized white kaunda suit decorated with a kitenge fabric on the left side of the shoulders and blended with a white panama hat.

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Groomsmen sparkled in cut-to-fit blue kaunda suits, brown panama hats and matching brown shoes.

Deputy President William Ruto engages his wife during the marriage ceremony.
Deputy President William Ruto engages his wife during the marriage ceremony.
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The exquisite ceremony was held at Windy Ridge Karen.

Mama Rachael Ruto and her daughter-in-law Evelyn Chemutai.
Mama Rachael Ruto and her daughter-in-law Evelyn Chemutai.
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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.

Message of gratitude to those who attended the wedding.
Message of gratitude to those who attended the wedding.
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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.

Nick Ruto marries long term lover Evelyn Chemtai.
Nick Ruto marries long term lover Evelyn Chemtai.
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