Meet the top IDP who drives a posh car

Joseph Kiheri | nation
The national chairman of Internally Displaced Persons, Mr Peter Kariuki, (left) sits in his Sport Utility Vehicle during a past confrontation with the police in Nakuru. He drives a big car, carries a laptop and a BlackBerry phone and lives in the Mawingo IDP camp.

What you need to know:

  • The chairman has chosen to live among his people, insisting that all IDPs have to be resettled

He drives a Toyota Hilux Surf, carries a laptop and a BlackBerry phone, holds sway over 12,000 desperate Kenyans while politicians and policemen hate him in equal measure.

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