DP Gachagua hosts former schoolmates at Harambee House Annex
By Joshua Cheloti
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua on March 6, 2023, played host to a number of individuals he went to in the same Secondary School.
The DP, in an update on his verified Twitter handle said he spent over three hours with his former schoolmates at his official office – Harambee House Annex, in Nairobi.
Gachagua was a student and Kianyaga High School over four and a half decades ago.
During the rare reunion, the second in command said they traced their old days at the school located in a hot and dry area.
“It was momentous spending 3 good hours at Harambee House Annex with former schoolmates at Kianyaga High School, where my journey to success and leadership began 45 years ago today,” DP Gachagua said in part of a tweet.
“We traced our old days at “Kalahari” as the school is still known for being in a hot and dry area,” he added.
Sharing photos of their meeting, the second in command also said they had resolved to give back to the school that played a part in shaping their future.
To actualise their mission, the former students agreed to mobilize others as well as former teachers and support staff to visit the school to asses it’s needs in the next two weeks.
“We have agreed to give back to the school that prepared us for greater things in life,” DP Gachagua said.
“We will mobilise all the old boys and teachers to meet at the school on March 18, 2023, to assess the needs of the institution and chart the way forward on improving its performance,” he added.
They further agreed that their former headteacher, Julius Kano Ndumbi, who Gachagua described as a ‘no-nonsense’ person will be the Chief Guest.
He will be flanked by “all teachers who taught us, as well as members of the support staff who took care of us,” Gachagua said in another tweet.
Kianyaga High School is a boys’ boarding school located in Raimu Sub location, Baragwi Location, Gichugu Constituency in Kirinyaga County.