DP Gachagua advises Kenyan males to wed Rwandan ladies because they are stunning

Rigathi Gachagua, the Deputy President (DP), is undeniably a prominent figure among Kenyan leaders who prioritize marriage and family values.

Married to Pastor Dorcas Gachagua, Mr. Gachagua has consistently expressed pride in his family on various occasions. During his tenure as MP for Mathira, he acknowledged his family’s unwavering support during a corruption case that was ultimately dismissed by the court.

Despite facing challenges, he and President William Ruto successfully retained power in 2022. Additionally, the DP is deeply committed to combating illicit brewing and drug abuse, believing that such efforts are crucial for safeguarding families from the associated harms.

During a recent visit to Rwanda to represent President Ruto at the 30th commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, Gachagua encouraged Kenyan men to consider marrying Rwandan women, praising their beauty.

In a light-hearted manner, he remarked, “Love is sweet, please marry these girls here.” However, he emphasized that children from such unions would remain Kenyan citizens, given their fathers’ nationality, adding, “No problem, but the children are ours. People should marry each other… Is there a problem?”

Gachagua lauded Rwandan women as “beautiful, hardworking, loving, and caring,” suggesting that intermarriage between Kenyans and Rwandans could strengthen diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Referring to President Ruto’s recent announcement of Kenya becoming a visa-free nation, Gachagua encouraged Kenyan men to marry Rwandan women, highlighting government support for such unions. He assured that the government would facilitate the processing of marriage certificates and other necessary documents to streamline the formalization of these unions.

As a father of two sons, Gachagua remains steadfast in his advocacy for marriage and family values, underscoring their importance in society.

Gachagua’s latest caution to Sakaja before the 2027 elections

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has issued a caution to Nairobi Governor Sakaja, advising him to prioritize the interests of the Mount Kenya business community if he intends to secure Kikuyu votes in the 2027 general elections.

During the burial ceremony of the late Joseph Muiga, father to Embakasi Central MP Benjamin Gathiru, popularly known as Major Donk, the Deputy President emphasized the importance of Sakaja maintaining a close relationship with the Nairobi Business Community (NBC).

Gachagua urged Sakaja to heed the concerns and safeguard the businesses of the Mount Kenya region, emphasizing that the support of these voters hinges on his commitment to their welfare.

He reminded Sakaja of the pivotal role played by the Mount Kenya electorate in his election and emphasized the need for continued collaboration and consultation on matters affecting the Nairobi business landscape.

The Deputy President stressed the straightforward nature of the Mount Kenya people, stating that they openly express their support or discontent. He urged Sakaja to align himself with their joys and sorrows, emphasizing the significance of his presence at community events such as Major Donk’s father’s funeral.

Gachagua warned against compromising the well-being of Mount Kenya businesses, citing it as a non-negotiable boundary for Sakaja. He emphasized that maintaining a favorable environment for these enterprises would ensure continued support from the region.

The Deputy President and Sakaja have previously clashed over issues concerning Mount Kenya’s interests, notably regarding the relocation of public service vehicle drop-off and pick-up points within Nairobi’s CBD.

Gachagua also claimed credit for rallying Mount Kenya voters to support Sakaja’s gubernatorial bid in the 2022 elections.

Gachagua praises Ivy Chelimo for coming up with the term “Riggy G.”

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua made a significant contribution of Sh1 million to Murang’a University students, marking the pinnacle of his eventful visit to the county on March 20.

During a well-attended public lecture characterized by eloquence, wit, and humor, Mr. Gachagua took a moment to introduce Ivy Chelimo, the ingenious individual who bestowed upon him his stage name, Riggy G.

Acknowledging the challenge many faced in pronouncing his full name, Rigathi Gachagua, the Deputy President praised Chelimo for her creativity in simplifying it.

“She found my name a bit of a mouthful and gave me quite a hard time pronouncing it,” he quipped. “But she liked me, admired my straightforwardness, and decided to come up with something simpler and more relatable.”

Inviting Chelimo to the stage amid applause, Mr. Gachagua announced that he had enlisted her in his communications department, praising her for her youthful energy and creativity.

He jovially teased the audience about Chelimo’s popularity, even offering her contact number to the intrigued onlookers.

Turning more serious, Mr. Gachagua revealed that Chelimo is a law graduate from the Catholic University of East Africa, emphasizing his commitment to empowering young talent.

He recounted how he had tasked his sons to locate Chelimo to express his gratitude and even invited her for dinner as a gesture of appreciation for her contribution in crafting his stage persona, Riggy G.

Deputy President Gachagua Seeks Reconciliation With Uhuru Kenyatta

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua expressed a desire for reconciliation and unity within the Mt. Kenya region, including a possible mending of fences with former President Uhuru Kenyatta. During a speech at a funeral on February 18th, he emphasized the importance of moving forward past differences.

While acknowledging past disagreements with Kenyatta, Gachagua stated,

“He is our son, we had some little disagreements but it’s over and we need to unite as a mountain.” He expressed regret at missing the opportunity to greet Kenyatta at the event, highlighting his respect for the former president’s decision to maintain a low profile.

Open to Collaboration

The Deputy President extended his call for unity beyond Kenyatta, expressing a willingness to collaborate with all political figures from the region, regardless of their party affiliation. He acknowledged the role of the opposition while emphasizing the importance of a unified voice for the Mt. Kenya community.

Gachagua stressed the need to avoid repeating past mistakes, referencing the split vote of the 1990s. He urged leaders to stand together and prioritize the region’s interests.

Unity Over Politics

During the funeral itself, Kenyatta refrained from engaging in political discussions, choosing instead to honor the life of the deceased officer. This separation between personal respect and political differences reflects the complex dynamics within the region.

Mugithi Star Samidoh Gifts Cow to Deputy President Gachagua

In a display of mutual respect and generosity, popular Mugithi artist Samidoh recently presented Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with a cow named Wanjiku. The gesture took place during Samidoh’s visit to Gachagua’s residence in Mathira, Nyeri County, where he entertained thousands of youths invited for a Christmas celebration.

Samidoh shared the news on his social media, expressing his honor in accepting the invitation from his “fan and mentor,” Deputy President Gachagua. He also noted the privilege of gifting Wanjiku, a dairy cow chosen by Gachagua’s wife, Pastor Dorcas Rigathi.

This exchange further strengthens the connection between the musician and the Deputy President. Notably, Gachagua was a guest at the launch of Samidoh Foundation, contributing a million shillings to the charitable organization.

The cow, traditionally regarded as a symbol of wealth and prosperity in Kikuyu culture, signifies a deepening relationship between the two figures. While the motivation behind the gift remains personal, it undoubtedly adds a unique dimension to their public connection.

Gachagua Blames Uhuru’s Govt For JKIA Generator Issues, Pushes For Modernization

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has reignited tensions with Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration, attributing the recent malfunctions at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) generators to faulty equipment installed by the previous government.

Speaking at the annual Kimalel goat auction in Baringo County, Gachagua defended Transport Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen, stating that blaming him for the generator failures was unfair. He labeled the equipment as “fake,” claiming it shuts down whenever activated.

“This Kipchumba is trying hard,” Gachagua declared in Swahili. “People are criticizing him, saying he should resign because of the generators. Did he buy them? It’s the previous government who did that. Now, when they try to power it up, it crashes. So, Kipchumba, buy your own generator and install it, leave theirs alone. Isn’t this young man trying? Stop interfering with leaders for no reason because we found many things were messed up, and now we are trying to fix them.”

Gachagua’s remarks shift the blame for JKIA’s power woes from the current administration to the past, potentially reigniting political tensions. However, he doesn’t stop at criticism. He offered Murkomen two solutions: acquire a new generator to replace the allegedly faulty one, or construct a completely new airport that meets international standards and elevates Kenya’s global image.

This proposal throws the ball back into Murkomen’s court, urging him to take decisive action and move beyond the limitations of the existing infrastructure. It remains to be seen whether Murkomen will pursue Gachagua’s suggestions and tackle the JKIA power issues head-on, and whether this will lead to further developments in Kenya’s airport infrastructure.

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua Hosts Family Of Late Singer Ally B

The family of the late Coast-based singer Ally B were recently hosted by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua at his official residence in Mombasa. The meeting was held to discuss the education and wellbeing of the late singer’s children, with the government promising to cater for their costs.

CAS Ministry Youth Affairs & Sports Jaguar announced the meeting in a statement on social media, indicating that it was a breakfast meeting. He also mentioned that DP Rigathi was handling matters about financial challenges for the family members.

“Accompanied the family of the Late musician Ally B to the official residence of His Excellency the Deputy President Rigathe Gachagua in Mombasa. H.E. has promised to educate the late legend kids and also support the window open a business to sustain the family,” Jaguar wrote.

The DP was touched by Ally B’s story of his rise to fame and expressed his admiration for the singer’s talent and unwavering support during the election campaigns.

“This morning at the Official Residence in Mombasa, I hosted the family of the late Musician Ali Mwakaribu Ally B, who passed on early this month to comfort and encourage them. Rising from a humble background, Ally B hit the national stage with his electrying music, which defined him as an exceptionally talented individual. He is also remembered for his unwavering support during our election campaigns.

The DP also offered words of comfort to the grieving family, listening keenly to them as they spoke. He also delivered a special message from President Ruto.

“I also delivered President @WilliamsRuto’s message of comfort as we continue to pray for Ally B’s Soul to Rest in Eternal Peace. We will walk this life’s journey with his young family. The Creative Arts industry is central to the Ruto Administration as we seek to develop potential talent, not only for entertainment and educating, but also as a source of a dignified life for the artists and their families. I was accompanied by a politician and musician @RealJaguarKenya and Hon. Theuri.

The government’s commitment to supporting the family of Ally B is a testament to the importance of the creative arts industry in Kenya. The Ruto Administration’s focus on developing potential talent will undoubtedly benefit future generations of artists.

Drama as cracks in Ruto-Gachagua relationship become more evident

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has warned President William Ruto against betraying the Mount Kenya community, asserting that such a move would be met with hostility and hatred.

In a video that has recently surfaced online, Gachagua can be heard addressing a congregation in a church setting, where he emphasised the importance of trust and the aversion to betrayal within the Mount Kenya community.

“If you betray us, we will hate you,” Gachagua stated.

Gachagua also reflected on the circumstances that led to Ruto’s estrangement from the government that they had jointly participated in forming, the Jubilee government led by the now-retired President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Gachagua emphasised that the Mount Kenya community had wholeheartedly supported Ruto, even though he hails from a different region.

“We don’t like betrayal,” Gachagua said. “This is the one we will uplift to show you we don’t like betrayal.”

Gachagua’s statements appear to be influenced by speculations that President Ruto and opposition leader Raila Odinga may announce a reconciliation of their political differences, particularly in light of the forthcoming release of the report on dialogue between the Kenya Kwanza Government and Azimio la Umoja.

Gachagua has consistently expressed his opposition to the idea of a handshake and remains resolute in his stance.


Rigathi Gachagua’s statements are a clear indication of the political tensions that exist within the Kenya Kwanza Alliance. The Mount Kenya community is a key voting bloc in Kenya, and Gachagua’s warning to Ruto is a reminder of the high expectations that the community has of him.

It is also worth noting that Gachagua’s statements come at a time when there is growing speculation of a possible handshake between Ruto and Odinga. A handshake would be a major political development, and it would be interesting to see how Gachagua and the Mount Kenya community would react to such a move.

Uhuru rebuffs Riggy G’s peace attempt

Jubilee Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni has criticized Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua’s proposal for dialogue with former President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kioni called the proposal disrespectful to Kenyatta, who has chosen to remain silent on political matters.

Kioni also accused Gachagua of hypocrisy, pointing to his past insults of Kenyatta and his alleged involvement in the theft of sheep at Northlands.

Gachagua has said that he wants to reconcile the country after the divisions caused by the 2022 general election. He has also said that he has asked everyone to accord Kenyatta respect.

Kioni believes that Gachagua’s proposal for dialogue is a sign that the Kenya Kwanza coalition is facing political challenges. However, Government spokesperson Isaac Mwaura has said that the perceived rift between the President and Deputy President is a result of media creation.


Jubilee Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni has criticized Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua’s proposal for dialogue with former President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kioni believes that Gachagua’s proposal is disrespectful to Kenyatta and a sign that the Kenya Kwanza coalition is facing political challenges. Government spokesperson Isaac Mwaura has denied that there is a rift between the President and Deputy President, saying that the perceived rift is a result of media creation.

Miguna Miguna advises Riggy G to get help communicating

Miguna Miguna, a controversial lawyer and activist, has implored Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua to undertake lessons in communication and messaging. Miguna’s comments come after Gachagua likened his hard-working nature to that of a hyena.

Miguna schooled the second in command, explaining that hyenas are not known for hard work. Rather, they symbolize gluttony and wanton stupidity. In a post on the X platform, Miguna wrote, “African allegories have hyenas as characters who symbolize glutton and wanton stupidity. The things that symbolize hard work and teamwork are bees and ants. My friend, Riggy G needs comprehensive lessons in communication.”

Kileleshwa MCA, Robert Alai also schooled the DP saying, “Hyena? The animals that don’t hunt but steal the hunt of others? We now understand why there’s so much looting. Hyenas in charge!”

Gachagua downplays reports of divisions within Mt Kenya

On Friday, in an interview on Inooro FM, DP Gachagua appealed to public servants to lead by example and work hard saying he ‘works like a hyena.’ He said, “I beg everyone in this government to work hard. Up our game and not shame ourselves as a community. I lead by example. I work like a hyena. Let Mt Kenya people in public service work like hyenas.”

Moreover, the DP downplayed reports suggesting divisions within Mt Kenya, emphasizing that the region remains as harmonious, peaceful, and stable as ever. He argued that it’s the media creating a narrative of a growing divide among the leaders of Mt Kenya. “I will lead from the front in ensuring that the leadership of the mountain continues holding together and will bring on board every leader from the region,” he said.

Then added, “As Mt Kenya leaders we have agreed not to be fighting retired president Uhuru Kenyatta. I am planning to hold talks with him. I have ordered everyone to respect him and he is also doing good to keep his peace.”


Miguna Miguna and Kileleshwa MCA Robert Alai have schooled DP Gachagua on the symbolism of the hyena, explaining that it is not a positive image to invoke. Gachagua has also downplayed reports of divisions within Mt Kenya, saying that the region is still united.

UDA will rule for 100 years! -Riggy G

Rigathi Gachagua, the deputy president, made the astounding prediction that the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) will rule for 100 years.

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The second in charge declared that President William Ruto’s administration was working to make UDA the biggest political party in the nation during meeting with grassroots leaders.

Misusing the name Riggy G will lead to 200K fine

Gachagua claims that there are plans to find new recruits all around the nation, notably in regions where ODM leader Raila Odinga’s followers predominate.


“We have moved across the country and you have seen that our party is now in every corner of the country. Our plans are bigger and we will expand the party to reach Nyanza region and other areas. We are going to build a massive party that will around for 100 years,” Gachagua said.

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Misusing the name Riggy G will lead to 200K fine

Kenyans who use the name “Riggy G” without permission will have to pay Ksh200,000 or risk serving five years in prison.

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This comes after the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) approved Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua’s trademark application on April 30.

According to a document released by the institute, the vice president submitted an application for the trademark on November 10, 2022, barring others from using the name without his consent.

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Unless a legitimate objection is submitted within six months, Gachagua will have complete rights to use the term “Riggy G” in all forms of written matter, apparel and headgear, and entertainment events, among other things.

Deputy president Riggy G

The phrase may not be used on the following things, according to the document:

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This comprises “certain goods made of paper or cardboard that are not classified otherwise by function or purpose;” works of art and figurines made of paper or cardboard.

Lithographs, paintings, and watercolors, framed or unframed; address labels; booklets; banners and billboards; magazines; material for packaging; packaging containers, envelopes, and paper bags,” the document said in part.

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Rigathi Gachagua Sends Warning To Protestors Against Damaging Property

Deputy President Rigathi  Gachagua is disenchanted with Azimio leader Raila Odinga’s protests that are set to continue in the coming week.

According to Rigathi, the protests are doing more worse than good. Rigathi had previously urged Azimio leader Raila Odinga to call off protests, saying that the mayhem is bad for the economy and that Kenyans need to go back to work.

“I am urging the Azimio leadership to call off the mayhem and chaos so that Kenyans can go back to work,” the deputy president said in Mombasa where he oversaw the flagship food donation from Ukraine.

The DP further urged protestors to avoid damaging property during their demonstrations or else face dire consequences.

”In the meantime, Kenyans should ignore being incited into violence and destruction of properties. As it is, a number of businesspeople did not open shops due to fear of looters threatening businesses. So far, the country has lost billion today from these protests across the country,” he said.

He has now reiterated his message amid the upcoming protests set on Tuesday next week.

Will Gachagua’s Mountain Prayers Save Kenya?

Current vice president Rigathi Gachagua is well known for his ‘prayerful’ nature, which he has been showcasing ever since his appointment as the deputy President.

In January, Gachagua trekked to Mt Kenya for prayers as senior government officials’ retreat was ongoing in Nanyuki, Laikipia county.

Gachagua disclosed that he faced Mt Kenya and prayed for President William Ruto.

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Growing up in Mathira, Nyeri County, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua must have gazed at the imposing Mount Kenya with respect.

Perhaps he has meditated on the 1938 anthropology, Facing Mount Kenya, in which the country’s founding president Jomo Kenyatta described in detail the legends that made Mount Kenya a revered landmark.

We’re well aware of yesterday’s demonstrations; where Kenyans protested for the high cost of living. In tandem with Ruto, Gachagua hasn’t really helped to solve the issue. Netizens are looking forward to a brighter future; but the question remains; will his prayers really save our country. For all we know, prayer without action is dead.

Taming China! Mathira MP seeks new Bill to block Chinese companies from winning tenders in Kenya

For years, Kenyans have complained about Chinese nationals doing jobs that could be done by locals. Chinese companies have equally been winning tenders for assignments that could be do done by local companies.

Rigathi Gachagua is now seeking to introduce a Bill that will restrict Chinese firms and other foreign companies from getting contracts or tenders worth less than Kes 1 billion.

Gachagua seeks to protect local companies from foreign competition by ensuring that all contracts valued at less than a billion Kenya shillings be strictly awarded to Kenyans.

Money circulation
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua 
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua 

Speaking in his Mathira Constituency, Nyeri County, on Tuesday October 23rd, Gachagua said shortage of money circulating within Kenya was as a result of tenders being awarded to foreigners.

“We have what I would call the Chinese economic invasion to the Republic of Kenya. These people came here and are slowly kicking out the owner of the house economically. The Chinese after getting contracts in Kenya. They then buy everything used in construction from China. As lawmakers, we cannot allow the Chinese invasion to impoverish our people. This cannot be allowed to happen,”  Gachagua protested while giving his speech.