Kiambu County boss Ferdinand “Baba Yao” Waititu has finally acknowledged the numerous jokes and memes about his purported difficulties with the English language.

While speaking at the Jkuat Graduation ceremony over the weekend, the governor rubbished claims that he cannot express himself in English. He also proved it by addressing the gathering in fluent English.

Baba Yao assured Kiambu residents that despite the claims, he is committed to delivering 80 percent of his pre-election pledges.

“Mimi ndiye baba yao. Some of you might have heard so many stories about me, some of them indicating that I cannot even express myself in English,” the governor said in a video posted on his social.

He added, “I want to promise our people of Kiambu that I will perform and try to at least make sure that even if I don’t achieve 100 percent, that I deliver 80 percent of the promises I made. I want to be truthful, I have always been truthful and real. I have always faced all my challenges squarely.”

“What I want to promise everybody is that Kiambu is going to be a different place altogether.”

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