A young man who was arrested after causing a commotion at late former President Mwai Kibaki’s funeral has spoken.
Allan Makana who claims to be the late President’s distant grandson has told his side of the story in a roadside interview with radio presenter, Mwende Macharia.
Makana bumped into Mwende while looking for a KTN journalist who covered his arrest during Mzee Kibaki’s funeral.
Speaking in a 3-minute video, he said he hugely benefited from Kibaki’s project, free primary education that made his time through school a success.
Makana added that having being raised in a poor family, and at one point, he was forced to drop out of school to enable his siblings to continue with their studies.
At the time, he was taking a course in Education at Egerton University.
“I believe I am Kibaki’s grandson because that’s what people used to call me when I was growing up. I also benefited from free primary education, therefore, I’m Kibaki’s grandson
“I dropped out of school to allow my siblings to get an education but I later completed. I studied Education (Biology and Agriculture) at Egerton University,” he added.
This came barely a week after Makana’s mother, Concephter Makana broke her silence saying she learnt about her son’s actions from neighbors.
She said she tried to reach him but she could not get ahold of him, adding that he left home after completing his secondary school education.
“My son left home in 2016 after completing his secondary education in 2015 at Sikusi boys high school, he told me that he is going to look for a job,” Concephter said.
She also dismissed claims that his son was related to Kibaki.
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