Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua says that he owes his business prowess to former Kiambaa MP the late tycoon Stanley Munga Githunguri.
Paying glowing tribute to Githunguri – a business mogul who died last week, Gachagua said Githunguri not only mentored him but also gave him seed capital.
“He mentored me, held my hand and saw me grow from a young civil servant to a budding entrepreneur. I owe my Business prowess to the late Hon. Githunguri who not only gave me the seed capital but also introduced me to many Business partners,” said Gachagua.
He made the remarks when have joined friends to condole the family of the late Hon. Stanley Munga Githunguri at his home in Kiambu.
Gachagua says he met Githunguri in 1993 then as a young District Officer in Kiambu District when he came to the constituency with an interest to serve the public.
“We developed a good rapport to the extent that he advised me to get interested in Business and Entrepreneurship,” said Gachagua.
He said he has lost a friend, a mentor and a man who played a key role in his personal development and indeed, the person he is today.
Gachagua asked Githunguri’s children to build on his legacy and protect his name.