How Kabogo’s attempts to besmirch Waititu ended in political disaster

Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu, who defeated Kiambu Governor William Kabogo in the recent Jubilee primaries. Efforts by Mr Kabogo to discredit Mr Waititu failed. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • All efforts by Governor Kabogo to discredit Mr Waititu eventually favoured the Kabete MP in the recent primaries.
  • Mr Waititu’s supporters even quipped that a squirrel had felled a buffalo.
  • Mr Waititu, popularly known as Babayao, garnered 353,604 votes against Mr Kabogo’s 69,916 votes.

Always dressed in buggy trousers, untucked oversize shirts and a hat when not on official duties, Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu, who is viewed as someone with little regard for etiquette, paints a picture of a confused happy-go-lucky fellow.

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