Billionaire Politician Disowns Sons After Inheritance Feud

  • Uasin Gishu politician Jackson Kibor signs a condolence book at the late Mzee Daniel arap Moi's Kabarak house in February 2020
    Uasin Gishu politician Jackson Kibor signs a condolence book at the late Mzee Daniel arap Moi's Kabarak house in February 2020
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  • A billionaire politician has heaped more pain on his own sons by disowning them, moments after flooring them in court in a feud over property inheritance.

    On Monday, May 18, Mzee Jackson Kibor, a tycoon and Uasin Gishu farmer with interests in politics won a court case against his sons who had sued him over ownership of a 1,250-acre land parcel.

    Multiple reports stated that the business magnate's sons had forcefully taken ownership of the land, arguing that it was their rightful inheritance.

    Mzee Jackson Kibor (centre) in court in 2019
    Mzee Jackson Kibor (centre) in court in 2019
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    Kibor claimed that a number of his employees were illegally registered as proprietors of the land and that a scheme to defraud him was underway.

    The Daily Nation reported that the court granted the tycoon authority to kick out his employees from the contested parcel of land as his sons who he also wanted to be thrown out too were rescued by the court. 

    Justice Antony Ombayo stated that the documents tabled in court ascertained that the 86-year-old was the legal landowner.

    Kibor would then demand a DNA test on all his sons, stating that only those found to be his true children would benefit from his wealth.

    "The 11th to 15th defendants and the 18th defendants are the sons of the plaintiff and therefore, I decline to order their eviction," the judge ruled. 

    However, Kibor still argued that he had not fathered the five sons. The politician divorced their mother, Naomi Jeptoo in December 2018.

    "I never married Jeptoo. I doubt her sons are my biological sons and will have a DNA test conducted to prove that they are indeed my biological children before sharing my wealth with them," Kibor who was in the limelight for shooting at one of his own sons in March 2017 stated. 

    Kesses MP Mishra Swarup second right) meets Uasin Gishu politician Jackson Kibor (right) in April 2018
    Kesses MP Mishra Swarup second right) meets Uasin Gishu politician Jackson Kibor (right) in April 2018
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