Bahati North

Mirugi Kariuki
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Mirugi Kariuki – Soldiering on despite persecutions

When the late Mirugi Kariuki decided to vie as MP for Nakuru North in November 1982, little did he know that the decision would put him into a collision course with President Moi. Having detained MP Koigi Wamwere after the August 1982 coup attempt, the late Moi was determined that no other Kikuyu would represent […]

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Kihika Kimani being sworn in as MP in 1974
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Kihika Kimani sworn in as MP, 1974

Hon. Dixon Kihika Kimani being sworn as MP representing Bahati North in November 1974. Kihika Kimani had been elected on a KANU ticket and served until 1979. He, however, was to leave KANU after Moi took over as president saying he “found it rough.” The 1974 elections had been on 14 October 1974. Kenya was […]

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