The Deputy President was the main kingpin in pushing Mariga to fly Jubilee flag in Kibra Parliamentary by-election not knowing the former football player had fraudulently acquired another National Identity (ID) Card reducing his age during his football career.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations DCI is investigating how McDonald Mariga acquired the ID which was not authentic,
The DCI started investigations after the IEBC disqualified the Jubilee aspirant Mariga from contesting in the forthcoming Kibra by-election.
It is alleged that quite a number of politicians who were behind the Jubilee aspirant when he was being unveiled to fly the jubilee flag in Kibra by-election have now distanced themselves from Mariga including the DP Ruto and former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale.
Kenyans on social media criticize the former footballer’s age considering the numbers on the national Identity ID card.
According to an unknown source finding, has confirmed top detectives assigned to probe the case to find out the registration syndicate in which Kenyan sportsmen and women alter their age to look younger so that they can take part in the competitions abroad.