- “I will come back to Kajiado to campaign for Moshisho, who is my son. He is focused and a bright leader who will unite Kajiado like never before,” said Muigai.
- Moshisho told the Kikuyu Council members and the community at large that he would work with them to improve their living standards.
Former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s cousin, Captain (Rtd) Kung’u Muigai on Saturday night declared his support for Kajiado deputy governor Martin Moshisho’s gubernatorial bid in 2027.
Muigai, who is the patron of the Kikuyu Council of Elders, told the Kajiado Kikuyus to back Moshisho in the 2027 election.
“I will come back to Kajiado to campaign for Moshisho, who is my son. He is focused and a bright leader who will unite Kajiado like never before,” said Muigai.
Muigai spoke on Saturday night at a resort near Kitengela in Kajiado county after the installation of Mzee Ben Kagia as the Kikuyu Council of Elders Patron (Kajiado Chapter).
Muigai said he has roots in Maasai and some of his relatives live in Narok.
“I can tell who can make a leader who will unite the communities in Kajiado. Moshisho is the one, and I taking this opportunity to tell my people, the Kikuyu, that this is their anointed leader to take you beyond the 2027 general election. Give him the support he deserves as your next governor,” said Muigai.
The installation ceremony of Kagia was attended by top officials of the council from all 47 counties.
A total of 1,000 people witnessed the installation of Kiongo as the Kajiado patron.
A council member, John Kamanda, said they slaughtered two bulls and 16 goats for the occasion that was conducted until Sunday morning.
“We served traditional liquor made from honey to the guests from across the country,” said Kamanda.
Moshisho, who was in attendance congratulated Mzee Kagia for his installation as leader of the Kiama Kiama (Council of Elders).
“I appreciate your resolve to help your community observe and maintain its cultural values and give it direction on various matters affecting them,” said Moshisho.
He told the Kikuyu Council members and the community at large that he would work with them to improve their living standards “because our unity in diversity is our major strength”.
Muigai served in the Kenya Army along with the late General (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery while the late President Jomo Kenyatta was serving.
He said Nkaissery and him were inseparable at work and at home.