Rigathi Gachagua has expressed his love for the name ‘Riggy G’ given to him by Ivy Chelimo, a creative . He also intends to gift the lady that first gave him the name that has since gone viral on social media.
During an interview with Citizen TV,Rigathi Gachagua revealed that he had given word to his sons to track the lady and invite her for dinner with the Rigathi Family. He further revealed that he would financially empower Ivy Chelimo for coining the name he describes as melodious and easier to understand.
“The young lady who decided that Rigathi Gachagua is a little bit difficult and not melodious,we need to give him the name Riggy G.To encourage our young people,I took up the name in strides. I have told my sons to look for that girl to come we have dinner.”
The deputy president noted that he would use a part o his 1.22million monthly salary to assist Chelimo to advance her craft.
Deputy president also stated that the recognition of Ivy Chelimo was part of a bigger plan to encourage the youth and especially the creative industry to put their talents to good use to maximize profits.
“Our young people are phenomenal, talented and creative, nobody has ever given them a chance”
Rigathi Gachagua also noted that the Ruto administration is keen on promoting and mentoring youthful talent. “This is the day that we can allow our talented young people to convert that talent into a source of income.”
Chelimo,in a previous interview, said that she coined the name coincidentally in July 022. during the running mates interview televised during the run-up to the August 9 polls.
Rigathi Gachagua is also looking for a digital creator KK Mwenyewe who has become an online sensation by mimicking Gachagua's voice.