Former Nyeri County Deputy Governor Caroline Karugu ( Photo Courtesy) Former Nyeri County Deputy Governor Caroline Karugu is one of the biggest victims of the August 9 general election that saw President William Ruto trounce Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga in the State House race. One of the top advocates of the Raila presidency, Dr Karugu was one of the members of the Azimio la Umoja coalition top decision making body.
Former Nyeri Township Constituency Member of Parliament Hon Ngunjiri Wambugu has been very active on his social media flaunting his latest projects Taking to his official social media platform Hon Ngunjiri Wambugu wrote," MutahiKahiga stopped by our project and I took him around the developing works.We also had a deep though brief heart-to-heart roadside about the recent campaigns & politics, which we then agreed to leave behind us as what’s past is past.
The late Mwalimu Charity Wangui Karimi was laid to rest in emotional send-off today at Ichamara in Mukurweini, Nyeri county. Dozens of people, among them county government officials, local politicians, church leaders and residents thronged the venue to pay their last respects to Mwalimu. Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga, Mukurwe-ini MP elect John Kaguchia were in attendance.
Photo courtesy: Jaguar with Gachagua in a past event Moments after accompanying Deputy President elect Rigathi Gachagua to Nyeri event on Thursday, famous Musician Charles Kanyi Njagua 'Jaguar' has broken silence. Photo courtesy: Mutahi Kahiga with Musician Jaguar in Nyeri The two among other leaders from Kenya Kwanza camp attended the inauguration of Nyeri governor Mutahi Kahiga.
Today, William Samoei Ruto, the president of the Republic of Kenya, met with the secretaries of Uhuru's Cabinet. Fred Matiang' i, George Maghoha, Mutahi Kahiga, Peter Munya, Mucheru, Macharia, Eugene Wamalwa, Amina Mohamed, and other Uhuru Cabinet secretaries are among those in attendance.
Since inhabitants of the Mt. Kenya region voted for Ruto at a rate of 47%, he told them that their region will be represented fully in his cabinet." I want to guarantee you that Mt. Kenya region would be in Ruto's government because it is our government," he stated.
Details finally emerges of the Sagana One meeting in Nyeri county immediately after the president elect Dr William Ruto and his deputy elect Dr William Ruto are sworn in as the president and deputy president respectively in the country. According to Nyeri governor Mutahi Kahiga, The two leaders are expected to convene the first Sagana Meeting after they are sworn in to discuss issues of development in the region where 10,000 people from the region will be invited.
(Photos used for illustration purpose) Nyandarua county governor Kiarie Badisha and Nyeri county governor Mutahi Kahiga have disclosed their plans to work together. The two Kenya Kwanza stakeholders held a meeting together to discuss on the proceedings as they serve Nyandarua and Nyeri people.The meeting was held at Nyeri county office today(Friday 9th September).
Mutahi Kahiga today in Karen Ruto has continued to receive visitors at his Karen home just a few days after Chebukati announced him as president elect after a vigorous electoral process. Today he was in the company of a Mt Kenya Governor Who Thronged his Karen home for a meet up with him.
Nation, has left Kenyans talking on different social media platforms. This is after they shared this news concerning Gachagua's visit to Nyeri which is one of Mount Kenya counties. According to the source, Gachagua is expected to attend Mutahi Kahiga's swearing in ceremony that will be happening today at Nyeri.
Assumptions have begun to be made regarding the potential outcome since Azimio One Kenya Alliance filed the case at the Supreme Court challenging William Ruto's victory. It is anticipated that the Supreme Court will accept the IEBC's determination that William Ruto was legitimately elected and declared president-elect, declare Raila Odinga the winner and order the IEBC to issue him the certificate, declare the election invalid, and order a new election to be held.
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.
The political wave of UDA proved to be true in many constituencies especially in Rift Valley. However, the Rift Valley has could be termed as Ruto's strongholds. Focusing on Mt Kenya region, the UDA party seemed to have outshined other parties in most of the constituency.
Today was set aside for Mutahi Kahiga to be sworn in as governor of Nyeri county on his second term, after winning the august 9th polls under the UDA ticket. The ceremony took place at the newly constructed Nyeri bus park which is situated at the Asian Quarters in Nyeri town.
Deputy President elect Rigathi Gachagua has now launched series of attacks to Raila Odinga after rejecting the presidential results that was announced by Wafula Chebukati. Speaking yesterday at the inauguration ceremony of Mutahi Kahiga, Gachagua claimed that Raila Odinga is known of rejecting elections results since 1997 as he reveals that they knew he will not concede even after free and fair polls.
A number of seasoned politicians have retained their seats while a number of new entrants have made their debut in elective politics in the just concluded August 9 elections. Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga retained his gubernatorial position after getting 213,373 votes in the 2022 general elections. Kahiga who was vying on a UDA ticket beat his closest rival Dr Thuo Mathenge by over 100,000 votes to secure his second term in office.
NARC Kenya Senatorial Candidate in Nyeri County Hon. Kabando Wa Kabando has congratulated Governor Mutahi Kahiga a day after his swearing in as Nyeri Governor. "Kudos, congratulations and best wishes Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga. Gods grace guide your steps in County Of Gallantry. Our Nyeri First is only deffered, not forgotten.
When the Kenya Kwanza team establishes the government, Deputy President-elect Rigathi Gachagua has promised that President Uhuru Kenyatta and cabinet secretaries will depart peacefully. At Governor Mutahi Kahiga's swearing-in ceremony in Nyeri, Mr. Gachagua made the announcement that the departing president will be granted all the constitutional rights of a retired president.
Tallying of presidential election votes is underway, however some of the elective posts including gubernatorial election has been completed. On that note let's look list of the the elected governors in various counties. James Oregon of ODM clinched the Siaya County's governor seat after outshining his close opponent former member of parliament for Rarieda constituency Nicholas Gumbo.
The ongoing political allingnments in the country has ushered in a new era of leadership at the county government in forty five counties. The country has today celebrated as various elected leaders took the oath of office and received the instruments of power for a term of five years.