A dramatic scene unfolded on Wednesday 30th, during a prayer dedication ceremony for the newly opened Kenol Law Courts in Maragua constituency, Murang'a county. Murang'a county commissioner, Mr Karugu, and a number of police officers stormed out from the meeting as the area member of parliament, Hon Mary Waithira Wamaua, made her address.
Two days ago, Kenya's second independence-era Attorney General James Karugu died at 86, this was confirmed by his family members. Little was known about the former Attorney General as he lived a quiet life. He took over from Charles Njonjo in April 1980 when he was appointed by the former president Daniel Moi, however, he only served for 17 months and resigned in 1981.
On June second 1981,Attorney General Karugu was summoned to State House by President Daniel Moi who Allegedly ordered him to resign without giving any explanations. Photo :Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the Attorney General was fired by the President himself and for this reason, he was ordered to step down.
Kenyans once again thrones into mourning as Kenya’s second independence-era Attorney General James Karugu is confirmed dead. The family spokesperson said that Mr. Karugu died last night at the age of 86 years, though details of his death remain secret. Karugu was appointed as Kenya's attorney general early 1970s, after serving as the deputy public prosecutor by Mzee Kenyatta until April 1980, when he was appointed by former President Daniel Moi as the new Attorney-General.
Attorney General Justin Muturi has now joined thousands of Kenyans sending messages of condolences to the late family of Kenya's second attorney general James Boro Karugu. The recently appointed top government legal advisor took to his social media handle on Thursday evening to share the message. He described Karugu's death as one that has robbed the society brilliant mind.
The troubled relationship between Nyeri County governor Mutahi Kahiga and his deputy turned for, Caroline Karugu has come to the end after Kahiga picked a different personality to walk with him to the August polls where he seeks a second term on UDA party ticket. In place of Karugu, Kahiga has brought on board veteran Mukurweini politician Waroe Kinanire.
Nyeri deputy governor Caroline Karugu has revealed what her late mother told her on the race to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta just before her death. According to the ally of former prime minister Raila Odinga, her late mother asked her to tell Ruto to give Raila a chance to serve his term as he is still young and would still get his time to rule.
The family has acknowledged the demise of James Karugu, the second attorney general. Karugu, 86, passed away last night, however, few details are now known. Before being appointed Attorney-General by former President Daniel Moi in April 1980, Karugu worked as the deputy public prosecutor during the 1970s.
Kenya's second post-autonomy principal legal officer, James Karugu, is dead. Karugu, 86, passed on the evening of Wednesday, November, however subtleties of his last minutes stay meager. Karugu has been away from public scrutiny throughout the previous 40 years - since he surrendered on June 2, 1981, during the wild long periods of the Nyayo time.
The family has verified that James Karugu, Kenya's attorney general during the second independence era, has passed away. Karugu, an 86-year-old man, reportedly passed away Friday night, though facts about his passing are still scarce. Karugu was well-known in the 1970s when he served as the deputy public prosecutor until former President Daniel Moi chose him to become the new Attorney-General in April 1980.
Nyeri Deputy Governor Caroline Karugu late mother who was being given her last send off left a message for the Deputy President. The message that was delivered to the Deputy President William Ruto by Nyeri Deputy Governor, Caroline Karugu gave Deputy President William Ruto some ray of hope that one day he will become the president but not in August 2022.
Mr. James Karugu passed on yesterday at his home in Kiambu, family confirmed the news to NTV. He was the second attorney general after independence. Mr. Karugu, who has been out of the spotlight for the previous 40 years, ever since resigning on June 2, 1981, during the turbulent years of the Nyayo regime.
Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga with his deputy Caroline Karugu during a past event. Photo credit: File It is a reprieve for former Nyeri Deputy Governor Pauline Karugu after a Nairobi court awarded her KSh8 million in salary arrears. The Employment and Labour Relations Court sided with Karugu, who sued Governor Mutahi Kahiga and Nyeri County Secretary Benjamin Gachichio for withholding her salary unfairly.
James Karugu Kenya second attorney general following independence has passed away. Karugu, 86years old passed away that night in November, however there are little specifics about his final hours. Since his resignation on June 2, 1981 during the turbulent years of the Nyayo era Karugu has been out of the public eye for the past 40 years.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled with the family of Nyeri Deputy Governor Dr. Caroline Karugu following the death of their mother Jacinta Wanjiku Karugu. Mama Jacinta passed away on Tuesday night and President Kenyatta has eulogised her as an astute champion for the wellbeing of women and girls. “It is with deep sorrow that I have been informed of the passing away of Mama Jacinta Wanjiku, the family matriach of the Karugu family and a highly respected community leader who strongly supported the wellbeing and progress of women and girls.Throughout her illustrious life, Mama Jacinta Wanjiku Karugu mentored and created opportunities for many young women and girls to excel and prosper in life,” President Kenyatta mourned.
Nyeri deputy Governor Karugu has Today addressed Kenyans and the deputy President William Ruto on her mother's last wish before she died. According to the governor's mother, Ruto's turn to rule the Country has not yet ripen and he will need some more patience before going for the country's top seat.
Caroline Karugu, the deputy governor of Nyeri, has disclosed what her late mother warned her about the presidential succession battle shortly before her death. According to an associate of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, her late mother pleaded with her to encourage Ruto to allow Raila to serve his term because he is still young and will have his turn to rule.
Th Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga has today visited Nyeri County to attend the burial of the late Nyeri deputy governor Caroline Wanjiru Karugu.The burial of the late Mama Jacinta Wanjiku Karugu was held at Chaka Grounds and thereafter a private interment ceremony will follow at her Nyaribo Farm.
Nyeri Deputy Governor has revealed a message that her late mother had told her to tell Dp Ruto before the 2022 August general elections. Sources have reported that Caroline Karugu has told off Dp Ruto to forget about the race to statehouse and leave the rest to ODM leader Raila Odinga.
Caroline Karugu, the deputy governor of Nyeri, has disclosed what her late mother informed her about the presidential succession battle shortly before she died. According to an associate of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, her late mother pleaded with her to get Ruto to give Raila a chance to fulfill his term because he is still young and will have his turn to rule.