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 security officers.
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 Speaker thereafter.
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 search.
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.