Rigathi Gachagua, the newly elected deputy president of Kenya, has embraced a nickname given to him by young Kenyans.
“Riggy G is melodious,” he said at a primary schools music festival being held in the western county of Kisumu.
“I don’t think Riggy G is a bad name” – DP Rigathi Gachagua pic.twitter.com/1GZF80B8Uz— NTV Kenya (@ntvkenya) September 23, 2022
The 56-year-old was President William Ruto’s running mate in the 9 August election.
His combative campaigning style, which critics had said was a liability, proved to be an asset.
His fashion sense has also been the butt of jokes, but he promised Kenyans that they’ll notice changes to his sartorial choices in three months’ time.
Many have been wondering if the sunglasses he wore on Friday are part of the makeover.
Izo gogos za Riggy G zimeweza Leo uko Kisumu 😍 pic.twitter.com/eApF9dHSvS— Pretty Della Rue (@della_rue) September 23, 2022