Rigathi Gachagua

Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua addresses a UDA political campaign rally that was attended by Deputy President William Ruto at Mukurweini town in Nyeri County on December 4, 2021. 

| Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

Why Ruto is courting Rigathi Gachagua to be his running mate

What you need to know:

  • The Deputy President has been impressed by Gachagua’s ability to mobilise the masses.
  • Gachagua has been tireless in popularising DP’s presidential bid in Mount Kenya.

Unwavering loyalty, deep pockets, oratory skills and ability to mobilise crowds has all but convinced deputy president William Ruto to pick Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua as his running mate in his planned presidential run next year.   

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