Kariuki won his seat in a tightly contested by-election that saw former Prime Minister and Cord principal support him heavily.
But it seems the tide has changed and he no longer needs his political father. Kariuki is a son to Bishop Margaret Wanjiru, who also ditched ODM and vowed to run for the Nairobi Governor’s seat on a Jubilee ticket.
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Kariuki was quoted as saying:
“Uhuru and Ruto are more popular now than they were in 2013 and will easily win 2017 elections”
The MP is married to President Uhuru’s nice Nana Gecaga.