More problems for Kiambu Governor Waititu as star wanes

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu. His star seems to be waning, barely two years after he ousted Mr William Kabogo with residents expressing dissatisfaction with the way the county is being run. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The streetwise politician garnered 746,945 votes in the August 2017 election to unseat Mr Kabogo.
  • Mr Waititu was humiliated on Sunday in Githurai when residents heckled him as he tried to address them.
  • He has for the past few months been grappling with allegations of corruption in his administration.
  • He claims his woes are being orchestrated by his political enemies led by his deputy James Nyoro.

On April 15, 2016, during a campaign rally attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto in Kiambu, the then Governor William Kabogo was embarrassed by the electorate, who had grown tired of his alleged inept leadership and arrogance.

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