|Deputy President of Kenya|
|Assumed office |
13 September 2022
|Preceded by||William Ruto|
|Member of Parliament for Mathira Constituency|
Geoffrey Rigathi Gachagua
1965 (age 56–57)
Nyeri District, Kenya
|Kenya Kwanza (2022–present)|
|Alma mater||University of Nairobi (Political Science and Literature) |
Kenya School of Government
Rigathi Gachagua (born 1965) is a Kenyan politician and businessman who is the Deputy President of Kenya since 2022. He was a member of the National Assembly from 2017 to 2022. He was the running mate for Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto for the 2022 election. The Ruto-Gachagua ticket would go on to win the election by a 50.5% margin in August 2022.
References[change | change source]
- "Rigathi Gachagua". The Nation. 16 May 2022. Retrieved 16 May 2022.
- Omulo, Collins (16 May 2022). "Gachagua: My vision as deputy president". The Nation. Retrieved 16 May 2022.
- "Kenya's deputy president Ruto declared election winner". AP NEWS. 2022-08-15. Retrieved 2022-08-15.