A Kenyan politician has reportedly claimed that he used to read with the light from the cigarette his father smoked.
Citizen TV Kenya reports that the statement was made by Deputy President, Rigathi Gachagua while trying to share his success story.
He was quoted as saying that he now has a doctrage degree despite his struggle his family endured while he was growing up.
According to local media, Gachagua made the disclosure while addressing a cross section of supporters over the weekend.
“I remember when I was young I used to study using light from my father’s cigarette and I am now a doctor,” he was quoted as saying.
I used to study using the light from my father's cigarette – DP Gachagua pic.twitter.com/Rx6QN9OU7S
— Citizen TV Kenya (@citizetvkenya) April 22, 2023