Deputy President Dr William Ruto is today touring Murang'a and Kiambu counties in launch of the Pesa Mfukoni Bursary Fund of Wakiki Edward Muriu after which he is expected to engage residents of central Kenya in his move to persuade them to vote him come 2022. Deputy President Dr Ruto who's is in company of various powerful and Influential political leaders from Mount Kenya region including, Ndindi Nyoro, Murang'a Senator Irungu Kang'ata, Kawanjiku of Kiambaa constituency, Alice Wahome, former Kiambu Governor Waititu (Baba Yao) Thika Township MP Wainana Wa Jungle, Edward Muriu, Steve Macharia, Aisha Jumwa Mp of Malindi among many others.
The academic credentials of Kenyan politicians have become the subject of close public scrutiny ostensibly due to the now strict electoral regulations. Many politicians especially Members of the County Assemblies are perceived to be school dropouts or form four leavers. The past 5 or so years have seen many politicians go back to universities to see for better academic qualifications.
Kiambu County is adjacent to the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi. His Excellency, Hon. Dr. James Nyoro is the current Governor of the County. He came to power on 31st January 2020 after the Senate declared the seat vacant. This is after the former Governor, Hon.
Former Kiambu governor Ferdinand Waititu who was unceremoniously removed from his position by Kiambu county assembly, is slowly picking up the pieces ready to return and rumble for his place in Kenya's dirty politics. 'Baba Yao' as they refer to him is today accompanying deputy president William Ruto in a tour in the mountain.
Former Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu alias Baba Yao has officially made up his mind and has joined the UDA party. He was received by the party secretary General Veronica Maina who broke the news through the party’s Facebook page. His entry into the party came hours after another vocal leader from Laikipia joined the party.
Dp Ruto is today touring Murang'a and Kiambu counties in launch of the Pesa Mfukoni Bursary Fund of Wakiki Edward Muriu after which he is expected to engage residents of central Kenya in his move to persuade them to vote him come 2022. Ruto is in company of various powerful and Influential political leaders from Mount Kenya region including, Ndindi Nyoro, Murang'a Senator Irungu Kang'ata, Kawanjiku of Kiambaa constituency, Alice Wahome, former Kiambu Governor Waititu (Baba Yao) Thika Township MP Wainana Wa Jungle, Edward Muriu, Steve Macharia, Aisha Jumwa Mp of Malindi among many others.
Ferdinand Waititu, popularly recognized as Baba Yao, was the second governor for Kiambu county. He was elected in 2017 succeeding the pioneer William Kabogo. However, Waititu experienced several leadership challenges during his short tenure as governor something that saw him being ousted even before fully serving his term.
Ferdinard waititu, also known as Baba yao is a Kenyan politician who served as second governor of Kiambu from 2017. He was impeached on corruption charges early 2020. Waititu having been in politics for years, he made headlines locally and he did not shy away from saying what he believe is right for his people.
Former Kiambu Governor who was ousted from office on proved allegations that he plundered county government funds and other fraud cases has send a message to the DPP and EACC. After being invited to speak by Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika, Ferdinand Waititu got up and used the opportunity to sell DP Ruto's 2022 presidential agenda and how he transformed the education and agricultural sector when he was the minister.
As political temperatures gain momentum in the country, more and more drama is expected in all political camps. Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto's camp will never lack dramatic scenes or incidents given some questionable characters in his team. One such character being Ferdinand Waititu also name as Baba Yao.
Thika road has been on the limelight as a result of various accidents, though some go unrecorded due to the nature. Today's clash around Baba Yao Exit in Thika towards bluepost has created an uproar to have been caused by human error. According to onlookers and other road users, an LPG gas truck was changing lanes while a van was overspeeding overtaking from the left.
Former Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu aka Baba Yao has said he is ready to clash with Thika Urban MP Patrick Wainaina aka 'Wa Jungle' in the race ticket for the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party. The two, who are vying for the governorship of Kiambu in 2022 are expected to battle it out in the UDA nominations which is predicted to be a tight race.Waititu is adamant that he will not be intimidated by anyone because the people of Kiambu will decide who will be their leader.
Ferdinand Waititu commonly referred to as Baba Yao, is a Kenyan politician. Ferdinand Waititu is the immediate former Kiambu County Governor. He was elected during the 2017 general elections through the ruling Jubilee Coalition party of Kenya unseating incumbent Governor William Kabogo. But the embattled politician was impeached by the Senate following accusations of corruption.
Just after bring at the helm of the Kiambu County, governor Ferdinand Waititu alias Baba Yao,was impeached by the County Assembly of Kiambu,and James Nyoro took over the as governor. While some leaders claimed that Waititu was impeached because of the many looking allegations,some leaders alleged her impeachment was because he was an ally of Deputy President William Ruto.
William Ruto is worshipping in the Githunguri constituency in Kiambu county today. As usual, he is accompanied by several leaders both in the current assembly as well as those who served in the past. One man who has caught the attention of the netizens is the former Kiambu governor Ferdinand Waititu, popularly known as "Baba Yao".
FILE PHOTO | Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu and former Thika MP It has emerged that former Kiambu county governor Ferdinand Waititu travelled abroad with a huge delegation of officials wasting taxpayers money in worthless engagements. According to fresh details, the governor at one point ended up wasting about Ksh 21 million abroad to benchmark on water and resource management.
Politics of 2022 are continuing to dominate various podiums as politicians roll their sleeves for contest for various seats in the general election. (Photo, Courtesy) Politicians keen on the 2022 succession are continuing to hold lots of strategy meetings to position themselves in preparation for the polls.
Deputy President William Ruto has left Kenyans asking themselves alot of questions following his today's reunion with a former ally who had ditched TangaTanga wing to Gideon Moi's KANU. After his impeachment as Kiambu Governor, Hon Waititu popularly known as Baba Yao publicly announced that he had joined KANU claiming that he has been a silent member for a long time.
Ferdinard Ndungu Waititu, also known as Baba Yao, is a Kenyan politician who served as the second governor of Kiambu County from 2017 to January 2020. He was impeached on corruption charges. The former Kiambu Governor was born on 1 January 1962 at Kibera in Nairobi County Kenya.
Former Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu alias Baba Yao has declared that he will vie for the Kiambu gubernatorial seat on a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket. Waititu, who was accompanying Deputy President William Ruto on his Kiambu tour on Sunday, September 19, stated that he would make a political comeback after he was impeached as governor.