Jimmy Wanjigi is a Murang’a billionaire with investments across agriculture, real estate, sanitation, and financial sectors
The 59-year-old ODM presidential aspirant hopes to succeed Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2022 General Election
Wanjigi said his rise to a billionaire was from humble beginnings as a garbage collector in Nairobi
Jimmy Wanjigi is a Murang’a tycoon who has expressed his interest in the 2022 presidency. Jimmy Wanjigi addressing ODM delegates. The 59-year-old hopes to beat Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga in the party primaries and fly the party’s flag in the upcoming polls.
In August, Wanjigi revealed his rose to a billionaire from humble beginnings.
Wanjigi said he began as proprietor of a private garbage collection firm which expanded by the day. "My first business was garbage collection. I pioneered private garbage collection in this country. There was a time during the Moi administration when garbage in this city was a nightmare. The bylaws only allowed the city council to collect the garbage. I got permission after a lot of lobbying to assist in the complementary service," said Wanjigi. What other properties does he own?
Palatial mansion in Muthaiga
Wanjigi owns a partial mansion in Muthaiga, Nairobi county , with a gold-themed living room.
In August, during an interview with Citizen TV, the business mogul turned politician showed his fans a glimpse of his mansion, which sits on five acres.
The photo was shared by media personality Linus Kaikai and left netizens admiring it. Wanjigi’s house is located at 44 Muthaiga Road, close to the United States (US) ambassador’s residence.
The mansion reportedly has a heated swimming pool, a bunker, and a helipad befitting his status. Rolls Royce Ghost Wanjigi owns a customized Rolls Royce Ghost luxurious car. Manufactured by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the model has a five-seat capacity.The car can hit 100km/hr in four to six seconds, and its maximum speed is 250km/hr.The V12-engine vehicle has a 6592CC engine making it one of the most powerful vehicles on Kenyan roads. Other vehicles Toyota Landcruiser V8 2015. Porsche Cayenne 2018. Land Rover TDV6. BMW 7-Series. Mercedes Benz E350 2018 model. Chopper The politician has KSh 168 million chopper (Eurocopter EC130 5YJWJ) that would come in handy in the 2022 campaigns. Kwacha Group of Companies Wanjigi is the chief executive officer of the Kwacha Group of Companies.The Kwacha group is involved in international trade and development.According to Business Daily , Kwacha […]