Just hours after the Nairobi senator Mike Sonko announced that the former CEO of VIVO Kenya Mr. Polycarp Igathe will be his running mate, Kenyans have begun speculating on weather Polycarp Ogathe is in fact the son of Chris Kirubi.
Many bloggers went ahead to allege that Igathe was appointed as running mate the likely next Nairobi governor due to being the son of Chris Kirubi.
VIVO CEO has since come out to deny that he is the son or is in any way related to the city billionaire Mr. Chris Kirubi.
In an interview in one of the country’s leading media station, Igathe clarified that he is not related to Chris and he was only his employee at one point in time.
He went ahead and admitted that the rumors and speculation in the past had actually gotten him free drinks from curious Kenyans in the past who thought they had been related.
He says that he his upbringing in Meru with his father who works as a procurement officer has taught him the necessary life skills to be successful and excel in life and politics.