An aspirant for Nyeri county gubernatorial seat Thuo Mathenge is under siege as the auctioneer’s hammer targets his prime properties in his business empire over unmanageable bank debts. The man, who was disqualified to vie for the seat in 2017 due to a questionable degree certificate, is now a business management graduate of the Presbyterian
University of East Africa. In a public notice last week, Garam Investments advertised to auction several properties owned by the besieged politician, on January 28 this year. Among the properties facing the auctioneer’s hammer is Brade Gate Poultry Industries and Brade Gate Chicken in Gachika area, Kiganjo, Nyeri county. The auction of the property will take place outside the main post office in Nyeri town. The property includes all that parcel of land title number Ruguru/Gachika/1726 and plant and machinery – Brade Gate Holdings Ltd registered in the name Mathenge. Mathenge’s 1.6 acres vacant plot within Gachika area faces the auctioneer’s hammer. The parcel of land is known as title number Ruguru/ Gachika/1074 Gachika area. It is situated behind one of Bradegate Hatcheries about
500 metres off Marua-Kiganjo road. The parcel measures 0.645 of a hectare and is undeveloped. The title is a
freehold interest and borders River Sagana. In the public auction is an agricultural property a vacant 14-acre plot in Kamiru area, Chaka. The parcel of land is known as title number Mweiga/Thungare Block 1/ Kamiru/48, Kamiru area – Chaka situated adjacent to Bradegate Industries, about 1.2 Kms off Chaka-Naromoru road. Another property, an agricultural property – vacant 2 acre plot in Kamiru area – Chaka is known as title number Mweiga/ Kamiru/230, Kamiru area is on the line to be auctioned. The property is situated opposite Bradegate Industries, approximately
5.4 Kms from Chaka market centre within Kamiru area. Also to be auctioned on the same date and venue is an agricultural property, vacant plot within Gachika area, Nyeri. The parcel of land is known as title number Ruguru / Gachika / 1 74 3 , Gachika area. The property is situated about 150 metres off Marua-Kiganjo road branching off at the junction and signpost to Bradegate College.