Waiguru Alleges Police Harassment Ahead of Ruto’s Visit in Kirinyaga


Woman Rep Wangui Ngirici's supporters outside Kianyaga ACK on November 28, 2021. [Photo/Courtesy]

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has decried intimidation from police officers ahead of the scheduled tour of Deputy President William Ruto in the county.

In a social media post on Sunday morning, Waiguru claimed her team was being harassed by the county’s DCIO.

The governor allied to Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party said the police boss had summoned her aides with threats to arrest them.

Ruto is expected in the county as part of efforts to popularise the UDA party and his presidential bid in the Mount Kenya region.

Read: Trouble In UDA As Kirinyaga Woman Rep Wangui Ngirici Takes A Back Seat In DP Ruto’s Camp

The country’s second in command is scheduled to attend a church service at Kianyaga ACK church in Gichugu before addressing roads side crowds in the area.

Waiguru-Ngirici supporters clash 

Drama was witnessed outside the church after Waiguru and Kirinyaga Woman Representative Wangui Ngirici engaged in a confrontation.

Both Waiguru and Ngirici are eyeing the UDA party ticket in the 2022 gubernatorial contest.

Read Also: Ngirici Hints at Ditching UDA, Regrets Funding DP Ruto’s Campaigns

Ngirici claims the UDA party has shortchanged her for Waiguru who joined UDA recently.

Earlier, residents believed to be Ngirici’s supporters, set ablaze Waiguru’s campaign jackets causing scenes in the county on Sunday morning.

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Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege


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