Today, Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru threatened to sue Kennedy Ombima alias King Kaka over a song she found defamatory titled ‘Wajinga Nyinyi’.
Through her lawyers Paul Kiragu Wathuta, the county head faulted the artist for deliberately omitting to verify the authenticity and accuracy of the contents.
“You have uttered various allegations and innuendos concerning our client which are wholly false and deceptive and without any bias whatsoever and which have amounted to gross and blatant misrepresentation of facts and deliberate mischaracterization of our client’s conduct.
“As a direct consequence of the allegations contained in the song, our client has suffered and continues to suffer damage to her reputation which is incalculable and largely irredeemable,” the legal documents read in part.
The legal made a list of demands including an equivocal and unreserved retraction as well as an apology to their client.
“The permanent, immediate and unconditional withdrawal, pulling down and /or deletion of the song from all social media platforms including but not limited to Twitter and YouTube.
“A full and unconditional admission of liability in writing and an unconditional confirmation and commitment in writing not to release any further defamatory songs or words against our client,” he stated.
In the spoken-word track, that went viral on Saturday, December 14, King Kaka blatantly criticised President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government and called out Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, her Kiambu and Nairobi counterparts Ferdinand Waititu and Mike Sonko for their various failures.
In his song, King Kaka states, “Ati Waiguru ako kwa office na story ya NYS tulisahau. Biro moja alibuy 8thao, tunanunuanga mbao (Waiguru is still in office and we forgot about NYS. One biro was bought at Ksh8,000 which is sold at Ksh20)”
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