Seven years ago, Josephine Kabura Irungu, 34, did not know that she would one day be fabulously rich.
When she relocated to Nairobi from her rural Kiangiti village of Kiharu in Murang’a County to learn how to braid hair at her aunt’s salon, she would never have dreamt that fame and fortune awaited.
But providence smiled for the hairdresser who has two children with a pastor when she was introduced to former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru by a male contractor with connections at the NYS. The contractor, with whom Kabura is said to have a close relationship, hails from Waiguru’s Kirinyanga County and played a key role during Waiguru’s homecoming party held at her Kiamugumo home in Gichugu Constituency in September 2014.
President Uhuru Kenyatta was among the VIP guests in attendance
From the introduction, a friendship blossomed that would catapult the once humble village girl to the wheeler dealer currently at the centre of the NYS Sh791 million scandal. Apparently, so good was Kabura in hair dressing that she became former CS Waiguru’s favourite salonist.
And when a high profile woman like Anne Waiguru sits on a chair and for two hours, and puts her entire appearance, vanity, and crowning glory in the hands of another woman, trust is established. The friendship extended into a personal relationship, and with trust already cemented between the two, small business deals started coming Kabura’s way….CLICK NEXT BELOW TO CONTINUE READING…