Uhuru bitterly disappoints Waiguru with new announcement

Until her resignation in November 2015, Anne Waiguru was so close to President Uhuru that it raised eye brows.

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru

Until her resignation in November 2015, Anne Waiguru was one of the most powerful cabinet secretaries enjoying the president’s ear and direct access

At the height of her powerful tenure at the ministry of devolution, she was so close to the president that the opposition and some section of Kenyans concluded they were more than just two Kenyans working hard to build the Nation.

Something she has vehemently denied time after time.

“It is unfortunate that women are stereotyped in this nation," she said during a past interview with a local media.

“How is it that a woman cannot be intelligent, young and maybe slightly attractive and not have any relations with anyone?" She posed.

After the National Youth Service scandal heat become too much, she threw in the towel and resigned by famously asking the president to assign her lighter duties.

A few months later after keeping a low profile she announced she would be gunning for the Kirinyanga gubernatorial seat and face off with vocal Narc Kenya party leader, Martha Karua, a once fierce critic of Uhuru Kenyatta.

Since Jubilee party nominations were concluded, the president and the deputy president have been busy crisscrossing the country campaigning for their candidates.

However president Uhuru has decided to make an exception of Kirinyanga.

Uhuru who is in Kirinyanga County to drum up support for his re-election bid  refused to openly back either Waiguru or Karua for Kirinyaga governor saying he is okay with either of them.

By endorsing Waiguru, she would easily sail through the elections in the jubilee strong hold.

It seems Uhuru decided to play neutral since Narc Kenya had also endorsed his presidential candidature and by picking sides he risked angering either of them,  a case of damn if you do damn if you don’t.

He however promised the loser will get a State job.


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