Mwende Gatabaki David Ndii’s wife’s statement that Kenyans can’t get enough of

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NASA strategist David Ndii was arrested on Sunday night and is currently detained at the DCI headquarters along Kiambu Road.

play NASA strategist's wife Mwende Gatabaki addressing the press on Monday December 4 (Nairobi News)

NASA strategist and People’s Assembly leader David Ndii was on Sunday December 3 arrested by flying squad while on holiday with his family at the Leopard Beach Hotel in Kwale County.

Ndii was reportedly arrested due to his recent appointment to the People’s Assembly; this is according to Raila Odinga’s spokesman and private secretary Dennis Onyango.

"Alenga told Ndii's wife that they are taking him to Diani Police Station. But Ndii is not at Diani. They have taken him somewhere else known only to Mr Alenga," Onyango tweeted.

Following the arrest of her husband, Mwende Gatabaki disclosed unknown details of a special request that President Kenyatta made to her back in 2014.

play NASA strategist David Ndii (Courtesy)

Mwende disclosed that she was in Diaspora until 2014 when the President asked her to come in the country to champion for the presidential digital transformation of Government.

"I have a message for the President. Uhuru Kenyatta sent a special request to the president of the African Development bank requesting for me to come and champion the presidential digital transformation of Government, his project, which he started because of the attack on Westgate.

According to Ndii's wife, she was supposed to create a database for Kenyatta's government which would have the data for all Kenyans and assist in tackling security challenges was well as creating transparency in the country.

play President Kenyatta and Mwende Gatabaki (Courtesy)


"He called it the single source of truth. He called me because am an IT expert. He wanted me to create a database with all data on people on Kenya. The database would help in security issues and assist in fighting Al-Shabaab," she stated.

Mwende posed after making the revelation," I want to ask the President where is that gentleman in 2014? who asked me to come and create a single source of truth to create transparency in Kenya? My husband's arrest is not transparent."

Mwende also revealed that the police demanded to search her underwear as part of their investigations; a revelation that has caused a stir among Kenyans.

Mwende’s revelations and outspokenness in regards to her husband’s arrest sparked a lot of reactions from Kenyans with some of them standing by her while others disagreeing with her. Here are some of the reactions.

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