Mutahi Kahiga is the new Nyeri county governor after being sworn in today 3pm.
The Church leaders performed a cleansing ceremony at the county headquarters morning hours ahead of his coronation.
Kahiga has expressed his delight and expectations to propel Nyeri county to greater development in the next five years.
Kahiga is taking over following the death of Governor Wahome Gakuru after a road accident.
Meanwhile preparations for Gakuro’s burial are underway.