At first Saumu denied the news and Benson even sent out Valentines wishes to fans of the couple, but the proverbial straw broke the camel’s back after blogs continued talking of Saumu’s break up. This is because of Benson’s notable absence in Saumu’s baby shower.
“Even the president has daughters who will be impregnated very soon." Nairobi senator tearfully says as he talks of Saumu's pregnancy
As the curtains opened for 2017, there were rumours that all was not well between Saumu Mbuvi and a young lawyer from Mathioya, Murang’a County called Benson Gatu.
Saumu finally admitted to the break up claiming that the reasons they split was because “
Speaking at Citizen TV, Sonko finally opened up by the drama facing the daughter in a tearful interview
“These things are normal in life, he messed up with my daughter and when he asks for forgiveness ill forgive him and accept him back. If Jesus can forgive, who am I not to forgive?” he said in regards to what Gatu did to Saumu.
“My daughter I love you, I love your daughter, and she is my granddaughter, its normal part of life what you have undergone. I’ve given you everything you deserved, I’ve given you education, and I’ve given you the love. I love you. I care about you.” Sonko says as he is overcome with emotion and he begins shedding tears.
“I love her, I love her daughter. I love even the boyfriend; he is vying for a parliamentary seat. These things are normal in life, even the president has daughters and they are going to be impregnated very soon. So I don’t care about it. I love my daughter…she is my daughter she is my blood.
My first wife gave birth to Saumu when I was in form 3, so it’s normal in life. No big deal about it…despite all the drama, she is my daughter, she is my blood. I threw a very big bash for her when she graduated…let’s stop there." Sonko concluded as he sobbed.
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