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Senator Kang’ata ties the knot in colourful wedding – PHOTOS

President Uhuru Kenyatta was among invited guests who witnessed Senator Irungu Kang’ata’s wedding the love his life Mary Wambui on Saturday in Murang’a county.

The lovebirds tied the knot at Gathinja Catholic Church in Wangu ward, Kiharu Constituency.

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The bride and groom. PHOTO | COURTESY

Nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura was the groom’s best man with Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro was also among the groomsmen during the colourful ceremony.

Also in attendance was Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka.

 

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Senator Irungu Kang’ata with his wife Mary Wambui dancing together during their wedding. PHOTO | COURTESY

In an interview with the Nation early this month the 39-year-old senator said he was just formalising his union to his wife with whom he has three children.

“I’m not a bachelor as widely perceived. I’ve been married to Ms Wambui for eight years and blessed with three children. We will just be solemnising our marriage,” he said.

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Bride and groom with some of the guests who attended the wedding. PHOTO | COURTESY

The senator also disclosed that the wedding was his ailing father’s idea.

“My father has been sick for a while and he requested me to do the wedding and since we all must obey our parents, I immediately started preparations,” he said.

The reception to the wedding was an invite-only event.