Little Known Details of Cate Waruguru's Lawyer Husband

  • Laikipia County Woman Representative Cate Waruguru is married to Nanyuki-based lawyer, William Kiget. File
  • Laikipia County Woman's Representative and a vocal member of the Inua Mama faction of Jubilee Party, Cate Waruguru maintains her marriage under wraps.

    The legislator is married to Nanyuki based lawyer, Kiprotich William Kiget as reported by the Daily Nation on July 15, 2018. Despite her being a prominent public figure in politics, the identity of her husband is still scanty.  

    According to his Facebook profile, Kiget hails from Kericho County and is an advocate at the Nanyuki High Court.

    He is an alumnus of Kabianga High School and studied law at the University of Nairobi, and later at the University of Mangalore, India.

    Laikipia women's representative Cate Waruguru with her husband, William Kiget.
    Laikipia Woman Representative Cate Waruguru with her husband, William Kiget.

    Kiget is a former founder of One More Day for Children, a foundation that was established to advocate and cater to the needs of vulnerable, and needy children in the society.

    In December 2017 Waruguru stunned Kenyans when she revealed that she was happy being a second wife as reported by Nation Media GroupThis was after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the Marriage Act 2014, which legalised polygamy.

    “You saw the president signing into law the Marriage Act the other day. As women, we must refrain from being distracted by societal decisions,” she argued.

    Though he is less known to the public, Kiget hit the media waves in May 2018, when he was sued by an accident victim for Ksh2.1 million as per media reports.

    In July 2018, the Daily Nation reported that Waruguru and her husband, William, were turned away from a Kericho hotel for failure to produce a marriage certificate. Waruguru had accompanied her husband to Kericho, to visit her inlaws before the incident ensued.

    William Kiget with Track legend an world record holder, David Rudisha.
    Lawyer William Kiget with track legend and world record holder, David Rudisha.

    Pictures from his Facebook page reveal that Kiget has met Deputy President William Ruto before.

    "The day came. We had to contribute towards a noble cause. Building of the temple." A post on his page read, accompanied by a photo with the DP.

    Deputy president William Ruto and William Kiget at a fundraiser on may 25, 2015.
    Deputy President William Ruto and William Kiget at a fundraiser on May 25, 2015.