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Mary Wambui weeps for Lucy Kibaki in Parliament

27 April 2016, 07:35 Samuel arap Yego

Nyeri - Othaya MP, Mary Wambui on Tuesday shed tears at a press briefing in Parliament following news of the former first lady, Lucy Kibaki's death.

Wambui, who has controversially been linked to former President Kibaki as his second wife was Tuesday inconsolable during the entire press briefing by Nyeri County MPs at parliaments media centre and kept wiping away tears from her eyes.

She did not speak to journalists at the press briefing that was attended by Nyeri County MPs who  included Esther Murugi Nyeri Town MP), Kanini Kega (Kieni) Priscilla Nyokabi (County MP) and James Gethenji (Tetu).

See Also: WATCH: Lucy Kibaki video that shook the nation

They eulogized the former first lady as a great leader and condoled with the family of retired President Kibaki who comes from the County.

Ms Wambui came to national prominence after the late wife of the former President forced him in March 2009 to publicly disown her at a rare press conference at the lawns of State House, following reports that she was Kibaki’s second wife.

Kibaki, with Lucy standing behind her with a stern look, was compelled to set the record straight and told the world that he only had one wife and four children.  

“I want to make it very clear that I have only one dear wife Lucy, and I do not have any other. And anybody who knows me and knows my family and knows how I live will know that I have only one wife. And they do not expect any diversion from the reality of life by people telling lies," said Kibaki,

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