Elders through Kirinyaga County have threatened to curse opposition leader Raila Odinga over his constant attacks on former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru.
Led by Mzee Benson Njege, 0, the elders defended Ms Waiguru against allegations of corruption as well as told Mr Odinga to stop tarnishing her name.
“Mr Odinga had been maligning the name of our daughter as well as we shall curse him if he continues doing so,” said Mzee Njege.
“Ms Waiguru has been cleared of any wrongdoing by various government agencies, however Mr Odinga has been pushing for her prosecution. If he continues doing that will he shall face our wrath,” said another elder Mr Kano Ndumbi.
The elders said there was no evidence linking Ms Waiguru to theft of Sh791 million belonging to the National Youth Service (NYS) as well as vowed to continue defending her.
They challenged Mr Odinga to record statements with police or the Ethics as well as Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) if he has any evidence implicating Ms Waiguru.
The elders described Ms Waiguru as a hard working person who established Huduma Centres in almost all the counties when she was a CS as well as promised to support her gubernatorial bid.
“Ms Waiguru is usually brilliant as well as a workaholic. as well as since she has declared interest to vie for the gubernatorial seat inside region we shall back her,” said Mr Ndumbi.
However, the elders said all aspirants inside county have their blessings to vie for the top seat.
“Anybody else can contest however we as elders shall rally behind Ms Waiguru,” said Ms Joyce Wangechi.
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Kirinyaga elders threaten to curse Raila over Waiguru attacks