Thursday, August 21, 2014

Mbunge: Mimi ni mke wa Rais Kibaki

  Controversial Othaya MP Mary Wambui has once again sensationally claimed that she is still married to former President Mwai Kibaki.
She was prompted by a former Mayor of Nairobi, Nathan Kahara, and a Kiambu MCA, Mburuti Kinuthia, who, introducing her at a public function, referred to the politician as Wambui wa Mwai.
"There is nothing wrong what has been said by the two. I am still married and I have not returned to my father's home," she told the crowd during a harambee at ACK St Stephen, Kiambururu Village, Githunguri.
She was accompanied by Nairobi Women's Rep Rachel Shebesh.
"I stand firm but people can say what they want. I have not been asked to go back to my father's home," declared Wambui as the crowd applauded her.
President Kibaki has previously strenuously denied being married to a second wife, despite widespread speculation that Wambui was his second wife in addition to former First Lady Lucy.
Although officially denied the status of a wife, Wambui was provided with all the trappings of a presidential spouse, including armed bodyguards and limousines, throughout Kibaki's full-term tenure (December 30, 2002-April 9, 2013).
In 2009 Kibaki called a media conference at State House, Nairobi, where he threatened to sue anyone repeating allegations that he has two wives, saying the claims had put him in a "foul mood".
"The media have been reporting that I have another wife or wives. I have only one wife," he told a rare news conference as Lucy stood beside him, grim-faced.
"I have gotten in this foul mood after listening to some statements that were made yesterday, the other day or even recently. I want to say that anyone who is bent on that course will see me in court," warned Kibaki then.
The President's comments came after former MP Paul Muite claimed that the government ordered a raid on a local newspaper in 2006 to stop it publishing a story on Kibaki's family.

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