Career banker blessed to run for the Kirinyaga Senatorial seat

Peter Kathanga (center in god father is being introduced to the Kirinyaga Council of Elders Chairman  Harrison Ndambiri upon being blessed by his parents to vie  for the  local senatorial seat  this afternoon during a brief ceremony held at his Kiamiciri home.

A career banker Peter Kathanga has received blessings from his family and Elders from Gichugu Constituency to vie for the Kirinyaga Senatorial seat.

Upon being blessed by his aging father and former area MP Bernard Kathanga  , the young Kathanga was handed over to the area Council of Elders who also blessed him using the prescribed ritual.

The ritual was conducted by  Senior Elder Erasto Njeru at the contender’s  Kiamiciri home  within Kabare Ward.

Also to bless  him were local Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation  members led by their chairperson Dayana Gicaiyia .

Kathanga who  sat alongside his wife at the far end of the high table watched cheerfully as his son got the attention and blessings to seek to lead the county in the new capacity .

“As a family  we give you our blessings to proceed and venture into the world of politics  as you seek to lead this great county in an  over sighting  capacity ,” the father said.

Peter Kathanga (center in god father is being introduced to the Kirinyaga Council of Elders Chairman  Harrison Ndambiri upon being blessed by his parents to vie  for the  local senatorial seat  this afternoon during a brief ceremony held at his Kiamiciri home.

During  the brief ceremony the youthful Kathanga said he  had a proven track record  from the leading financial institutions  in the country where he had served at the managerial levels .

Some of the said institutions were the Coopera8ve Bank of Kenya , the  Cooperative Insurance Company (CIC), the KPCU and  KCB group.

Kathanga  was  received by the  sub-county Council of  Elders chairman  who  will later present him to the County Council of Elders at the Riagitigu shrine where he will also be  confirmed as  one of their own after the required ritual.

The County Council of Elders chairman Harrison Ndambiri who was present during  today’s ceremony said he will start making the necessary arrangements to have Kathanga coroneted  as a Council  Member.

Peter Kathanga's immediate family members  moments after handing him over to the Gichugu Council of Elders who endorsed him to vie fort he Kirinyaga Senatorial seat this afternoon.

“After we coronate Kathanga as an Elder we will then provide him with the relevant regalia and set him free to go and battle it out with other contenders for the seat ,”Ndambiri said.

Kathanga on his part said having worked and  extensively travelled  far and wide had what it takes to lead as a Senator .

“I have establshed strong networks both  locally and internationally especially with leading banks  as well persons of interest  who  are more than willing to assist our county grow to greater heights of prosperity ,”he said.

Ndambiri is now trying to set the big day for Kathanga which should be earlier tha later so as to enable the contender work out his campaign strategy.


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