Nakuru County Senator, Susan Kihika was on Wednesday humiliated
when she found herself on the wrong side of Uhuru’s Presidential guards.
In an incident that occurred in the morning just prior to the Head
of State’s arrival for the commissioning of the new chambers of the Nakuru
County Assembly, Kihika, who was lined up to receive and shake hands with
President Uhuru found herself on the wrong side of the no-nonsense elite
Trouble started when Kihika reportedly demanded that she be put
ahead of the pack in receiving Uhuru as he was coming to officially open the
assembly reconstruction project that claimed she initiated during her tenure as
A Presidential escort then kind of rudely shoved her off as she
attempted to take the place of receiving the nation’s Commander in Chief ahead
of the current Speaker Joel Maina Kairu, who’s her successor.
At that moment, other leaders who included Nakuru West MP Samuel
Arama, Gilgil MP Martha Wangari, and County Speaker Joel Kairu are later seen
trying to intervene and calm the Senator.
It is also reported that Naivasha MP Jayne Kihara was also
one of the leaders who were asked to step aside from the line in order for her
handbag to be searched.
Njoro MP Charity Kathambi is noted to have also had to hand in her
purse to one of the security officers who in turn passed it to her aide for the
The security detail later ordered the majority of the MCAs out of
the line to avoid crowding at the spot where the President was to be received.
Well, the reception she got later at State House
during a State Concert for Kenya Music Festival Winners was so called she left
the meeting in a huff after her presence failed to be recognized in a function
where Governor Lee Kinyanjui was amongst those who flanked the President.