Kenya

Ruguru Ward MCA sworn in as assembly adjourns for recess

Ruguru ward MCA elect Erastus Karanja Muriuki is sworn in by the speaker of the Nyeri county assembly John Kaguchia (right), May 3, 2018. PHOTO: Mose Sammy, Standard

Erastus Muriuki was sworn in on Thursday as the new Ruguru MCA. Muriuki won a by-election last month on a Jubilee ticket, edging out Maendeleo Chap Chap’s James Ndegwa. 

After taking his oath in the presence of Speaker John Kaguchia, Muriuki held a press briefing where he thanked the voters and called for reconciliation.

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