Laikipia County Woman Representative Catherine Waruguru is unhappy with the Governor’s Wife Maria Mbeneka for interfering with her work.
Speaking in Nyahururu, Ms Waruguru asked the first lady to concentrate on her domestic chores.
“We elected the governor and not the first lady. She should concentrate on her kitchen and other domestic chores,” she said, noting that Mbeneka had asked for a sanitary towels distributing event to be postponed as she was unavailable.
“Laikipia people elected Ndiritu Muriithi as governor and I will not take instructions from the governor’s wife,” the legislator added.
She further urged members of the county assembly to look into the funds distributed to Mbeneka’s office and ascertain that they are legal.
“The County Assembly must scrutinise the office of the first lady to see if the money she is spending has been allocated through the budgetary allocation because that is public money and we must know where it is coming from,” she continued.
Responding to the legislator, Governor Nderitu Mureithi’s wife through the Director of Communication Muchiri Gitonga said: “The governor’s wife is a busy person you would like to bring into a fight with a Woman Rep who has a penchant for picking fights with anybody, anywhere any time.”
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