Why Many people believe Rigathi Gachagua is Moi’s Son.

  • Rigathi Gachagua Net worth
  • Rigathi Gachagua Moi’ son
  • Rigathi Gachagua father
  • Rigathi Gachagua mother
  • Rigathi Gachagua and Moi.

Many Kenyans believe that Deputy Rigathi Gachagua is Moi’s Son due to resemblance and similarities between them. However this has left many confused to how this can be possible keeping in mind that the second president the late Daniel Moi hailed from Rift valley why Rigathi Gachagua claims to be born and raised in Mathira, Nyeri, Mt Kenya region.

Late president Daniel Moi and Rigathi Gachagua posing for a photo
Late president Daniel Moi and the current Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua posing for a photo. Source: archive

There is no publicly available information to suggest that Rigathi Gachagua is the son of former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi. Rigathi’s father was known as Nahashon Gachagua Reriani and his mother Martha Kirigo. He is the eighth born and a younger brother to the late, former Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua. 

Brief profile and background

Rigathi Gachagua is a Kenyan politician who has served as a Member of Parliament for Mathira constituency in Nyeri County since 2013 before becoming the Deputy President in 2022 in a highly contested election. His deputy presidential position was a lucky one where many believe Kithure Kindiki Interior Cs was the best pick. Rigathi was still young in politics having served only 2 terms as member of Parliament and not any other post. His financial muscle was what attracted president William Ruto to appointing him.

Is Rigathi Gachagua Moi’s son

Gachagua resemble The late president Moi and have both worked closely when he served as a District Officer (D.O) in different parts of the country including Molo. He is known to speak with authority and direct like Moi and many believe that if given a chance he can be a dictator just like Daniel Moi. The two shares something in common apart from their look. They worked together in the early 1990s

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Rigathi Gachagua working in his office Nairobi
Photo source: UTM
Rigathi Gachagua is a Kenyan politician and businessman who was born on 9th November 1968 in Mathira, Nyeri County, Kenya. He is a member of the Jubilee Party of Kenya and has served as the Member of Parliament for Mathira Constituency since 2013. Prior to entering politics, Gachagua was a successful businessman with interests in various sectors including real estate and agriculture.
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Rigathi Gachagua Education profile

Gachagua holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He has also undertaken various professional courses in entrepreneurship, management, and leadership.
Rigathi Gachagua Moi's son
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and his wife Pastor Dorcas during her graduation. Photo source : UTM

Rigathi Gachagua aka Riggy G short background

As a member of parliament, Gachagua has served in various committees including the Committee on Implementation and the Public Accounts Committee. He is also a member of the Kenya National Assembly Speakers Panel.
In 2021, Gachagua was arrested and charged with various corruption-related offenses. However, he has denied the charges and is currently out on bail awaiting trial.

Rigathi Gachagua Net worh.

Is Rigathi Gachagua a billionaire?

According to declaration he made, Gachagua is worth Ksh 800M as of 2022. But according to unverified reports, the politician can be worth up to Ksh 2.5B. Riggy G is said to have financed former president Uhuru Kenyatta campaign in 2013 and also financed president William Ruto 2022 campaign. The politician own a farm in Nyeri and a lavish home in Karen.

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