Former Mathira member of parliament Rigathi Gachugua is now the country's second in command with the immediate deputy president being the president. The duo was lucky enough in their first attempt to win the presidency during the much contested general elections on 9th August 2022.
Rigathi Gachagua placed himself as the main rival of Uhuru Kenyatta in the Mount Kenya region, the legislator went head on with the then president who was supporting former prime minister Raila Amollo Odinga to take over from him.
Rigathi Gachagua hit the headlines on their inauguration on 13th September 2022, when he lectured the former president in the presence of international delegates, among them presidents.
The deputy president has revealed that he will give Uhuru Kenyatta time to rest as they serve Kenyans, at an appropriate time he will visit Uhuru Kenyatta and gift him with goats and he will use the opportunity to ask for forgiveness if he offended the former president.
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