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Wambui Wanjigi: Safina Flagbearer Daughter’s Speech at Party NDC

Wambui Wanjigi, the daughter of businessman and politician Jimi Wanjigi on Monday, March 21 stunned many with her speech during the Safina Party NDC at the Bomas of Kenya. 

Wambui delivered her speech shortly before inviting her dad to the podium to speak and her command in the queen’s language left many stunned. 

The beau started by excusing herself over her inexperience in speech writing before detailing how instrumental her dad has been in her and her brother’s life. 

“You have to excuse me a bit because I’m a bit inexperienced with speech writing so I apologize for that. I’d like to start by saying that the most important lesson my father taught my brother and I is to always believe in our dreams and pursue them with passion

“A lesson in which I see him achieving every day,” Wambui said. 

While reading from a written speech, Wambui heaped praises on her dad terming him her role model and most importantly her best friend. 

“My father’s dedication not only to our family but to his work is one of the qualities which I admire the most. He has been my role model, my teacher and my best friend

“I wish you well dad as you take this mantle and this quest to be the 5th president of the Republic of Kenya,” Wambui added. 

She then invited her dad to the stage before giving him a warm hug while on the stairway walking towards her seat. 

Safina party onMonday, March 21 endorsed Wanjigi as the party’s flagbearer in the August 9 polls. 

The NDC was attended by among others renowned lawyer Paul Muite who is the party leader, Deputy President William Ruto, Chama Cha Mashinani party leader Isaac Ruto and Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua.  

This comes two weeks after Wanjigi quit the Raila Odinga-led ODM party. 

Wanjigi claimed that his exit from the ODM party was due to the violence subjected to him during the party’s National Delegates Congress(NDC) at Kasarani stadium.

“I resigned from ODM after the brutal violence I experienced at Kasarani during the ODM National Delegates Conference

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“Raila made it practically impossible for the Party to hold free, democratic and credible Presidential nominations,” he said.

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