Jomo Gecaga, the nephew and personal secretary to President Uhuru Kenyatta and who is a baby daddy to K24 Television anchor Anne Kiguta has welcomed yet another child- with a different woman.
Jomo was in 2018 spotted with former TV girl, fashionista and businesswoman, Lola Hannigan when she attended the invite-only 40th birthday party of Nana Gecaga, Jomo’s younger sister at the Billionaire Resort in Malindi, Anne Kiguta was not on the guest list.
During the live tour of American musician Rick Ross at the Carnivore, Jomo took up a whole tent for his friends, with Hannigan by his side.
Before Anne and Hannigan, Jomo dated Valentine Njoroge, a radio presenter and newspaper sex columnist.
Valentine told The Nairobian in a 2016 interview that, “It is true I am pregnant. My baby daddy and I are really looking forward to parenthood. I cannot reveal his identity and please do not speculate.”
In Kikuyu traditions, first born sons are named after the baby daddy’s father. Valentine’s son was named Udi. Jomo’s old guy is Udi Gecaga. Jomo, though he parted ways with Valentine, is said to have secured a house for her in Nairobi’s Runda estate.
A year earlier in November 2015, the British High Commission hosted the Nairobi premiere of Spectre, the James Bond movie which Jomo attended with Anne in tow.
The pair even posed for a photo, fanning rumours that they were an item. The movie premiere was also attended by then Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and his wife Susan Kidero, Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua with his wife Lilian Ng’ang’a, business magnate Vimal Shah of Bidco and then British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner and his wife Claire Turner.
Anne was shortly put in the family way and confirming her pregnancy, told Drum magazine that: “It was ‘huh?’ Then I laughed and cried all at once. It was completely overwhelming. Nothing really describes the feeling that comes over you when you find out you have one of the greatest miracles happening inside you. I still feel that way sometimes. It’s still overwhelming that God has designed me as a bridge between worlds.”
In July 2017, Anne, who already had a girl from a previous relationship, welcomed twins into their life, a boy and a girl at the Nairobi Hospital, making her a mother of three.
Jomo, who had been incessantly nudged by his blood relations in the larger Kenyatta family to finally settle down, took paternity leave from State House following the birth of the twins.
Jomo was for a long time a First Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he served as PA to Raphael Tuju then heading the docket during President Mwai Kibaki’s first term, before joining Uhuru’s staff in the same capacity.
Though the two never admitted to being in a relationship, Anne confirmed through social media that Jomo is the father of her twins by posting a photo of him with the caption: “Happy Father’s Day @jomogecaga.”
And now, Jomo has welcomed another child with Former TV girl and businesswoman Lola Hannigan has welcomed her first child, a baby girl.
When she was asked on her relationship with Gecaga, she became defensive.
“Whether I am dating Jomo Gecaga or not is no one’s business. People should find something better to do with their lives. People will always have their opinions and assumptions but no one has ever reached out to me before writing a story. They think that attacking me on blogs and social media will make me rant but I will not.”
Her mom Irene Hannigan took to social media to announce she now a grandmother and also shared beautiful picture of her pregnancy.
“Twinkle, twinkle, I’m officially a grandma for the 2nd time. @lolahannigan. A mum is like wearing the most precious jewel around your neck and arms.
You’ll be her first role model. Her best friend. Your forever love.She will make you laugh, a few tears, sometimes even cry but always your world. She will be a constant reminder of what your really here for.”
While most people celebrated their mothers on Mother’s Day, Lola took time to celebrate her new role as a mother and shared her sexy pregnancy photos,
“Today I celebrate that my journey through life thus far has taught me patience, wisdom, maturity, integrity, gratification, grace and that God is Always in control.
I can’t possibly be more thankful to God, and to my Love ❤️ for the most Special gift you could ever give me. For you my little angel, are your daddy’s girl, and your mommy’s world.
I am truly blessed. I also celebrate all the Women who have transitioned both mentally and physically along the path to motherhood.” She added.