Deputy President William Ruto’s spokesman David Mugonyi was car-jacked meters away from State House, the country’s most guarded edifice.
Mugonyi’s residence is in the same neighbourhood with Kenya’s State House. Also in the same vicinity is Â the private residence of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The attack which took place at 10pm saw the chief communications officer of the DP swirled around and about Nairobi city until sometime past 1am in the morning, during which the robbers exhorted a total of sh.120,000 from him.
Interestingly, the robbers demanded the money to be sent to several M-Pesa numbers in the over 3-hour ordeal which, according to security sources, happened as demanded and still the robbers managed to get away.
He was finally abandoned along Mombasa Road.
Mugonyi’s car, which the robbers used to escape, is still Â at large.