• Polycarp Igathe opened up on facets of his life that most people might not know.
• Polycarp was recently given the Jubliee ticket to run for Nairobi governor.

on the dias
Polycarp Igathe on the dias
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Polycarp Igathe is trending at the moment after the news that Jubilee had given him the nod to run for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat under their banner.

Igathe is well-known for his business feats having worked at both Equity and Vivo Energy in very senior roles.

But other than his financial acumen, what else lies beneath the veneer? Standard Media spoke to the former Nairobi Deputy Governor who peeled back some of the onion for them.

The questions and answers from that interview are below;

When he wasn't working what did he like doing?

I like going to Njuguna's. I like to eat nyama choma.

What was his hidden talent?

Dancing. But my kids don't think that...Please don't ask me to dance...

Polycarp Igathe speaking
Image: The-Star

What job would he be terrible at?

Being a watchman. Because I like to be on the move. Getting stuck in one place is very difficult. I like to talk to different people and that is why I want to be governor cause I will talk to different people and do different things.

When was the last time he took a matatu?

Last week. Going to Eastleigh. 

Between ugali, omena or ugali and matumbo which one would you go for?

Ugali and matumbo.

What was his current favourite song?

Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk.

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