Kenya on the other side has been forced to respond to the remarks that ‘triggered negative reactions among business community in DRC.
“attention has been drawn to the Kenya Embassy in Kinshasa, regarding remarks on DRCs agriculture sector attributed to Mr. William Ruto on the political campaign trail in Kenya,” reads the statement in part.
“The Kenya Embassy wishes to reiterate that the government and the people of Kenya share a deep and respectful historical relationship stretches back to the independence of our respective countries, ” Ambassador Dr. George Masafu said.
“The embassy reassures the government and people of the DRC that the Government of Kenya Will continue encouraging the citizens of both our countries to continue engaging and building strong partnerships especially at this historic moment when DRC prepares to join the East African Community, ” he added.
Kenyans led by ODM leader Raila Odinga have asked the DP to apologize to the people of DRC and some have even shared videos of cows grazing in fields of DRC.