These are the names of Famous Kenyan Celebrities who a ready to be the leader of our country in the coming 2022 August elections.
Some are comedians, musicians, tv news anchor, radio and tv presenters
The question is will the quit and forget what they used to be if the win or they will manage both, leading and also entertaining.
Felix Oduor alias Jalang’o has been showing interest in political leadership for the past few years,
until recently when he decided do put it clear to Kenyans that he will be in the ballot for the coming 2022 August elections.
He came out as an ODM party ticket, the party which he intends to vie with this year (Orange Democratic Movement).
In a Q&A question on his Instagram the comedian said that he will be running for a seat as MP in Lang’ata constituency.
The stage name Mc Jessy as people well know him as Churchill show comedian and his birth name as Jasper Muthoni surprised people on his Instagram he officially announced that he will vie for South Imenti Parliamentary seat.
He posted a photo and this was the caption “They say “What the Elders Can see while seated, Young Men will only be able to see it if only they stand on their shoulders”
I am a student of this theory and I believe that The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.
Over the weekend I was grateful and humbled by the Elders that raised me and who are from my Home Constituency of South Imenti when they honored and bestowed on me the blessings and responsibilities to lead South Imenti Constituency as the Member Of Parliament.
Our society must make it right and possible for the Elders not to fear the Young or feel deserted by them.
The mantle has been passed and each generation must safeguard it and extend it further.
Bahati was former Gospel singer before he changed to circular.
His real name is Kelvin Mbuvi Kioko has shown his ambitions in politics and becoming a leader is what he wish for.
Recently he announced that he is vying for MP Mathare constituency under Jubilee Party. He calls him self Mtoto wa Mathare.
Rafton he is a singer, his real name is Roy Smith Matia. He announced that he will vie for the Nairobi Senatorial seat.
Though he is a gospel singer he said that he was not into politics but it was a Colling from God and Nairobi needs a change.
He also added that politics started way back in the beginning even in the bible was, and that’s why he sent his only begotten son to rule.
Mwanaisha Chidzuga has decided to try her lack in politics this is after being on tv screens for years as a news anchor.
She will be vying for Matuga Parliamentary seat against her brother Hassan Chidzuga.
It appears leadership and politics runs in the veins of the Chidzuga family.
This is because her late mother Zainab Chidzuga she was Kwale Women Representative from 2013 to 2017, and also this family is related to former Matuga MP and Cabinet Minister Chirau Ali Mwakwere.
Former Tv presenter Jamal Gaddafi has also declared interest in the Malindi Parliamentary seat.
He declared that he would vie for the seat with an ODM ticket.
Jamal hit the limelight in 2015 after he won The Presenter on the Ktn reality show.
Prezzo he is a rapper but this is his stage name, his real name is Jackson Ngechu Makini he announced that he will be vying for the Kibera Parliamentary seat.
Prezzo made his intensions know in 2019 when IEBC declared the seat vacant following the death of Ken Okoth who was the acting MP.
Anita Sonia is the youngest environmental activist. She is 21 years of age and declared to has eyes and interest on the on the Kajiado North MP seat.
Anita was born and raised in Kajiado North and so she well understands the struggles of her people and what they desire.
Alex Mwakideu is a radio presenter he sets the record straight that he has interest in the parliamentary seat at Wundanyi Constituency.
He said he will be the MP coming 2022 elections, he added that going back home looking around there’s nothing much have been done and the people need some change and actions.
The position is currently owned by Hon. Danson Mwashako Mwakuwona.
Herman Gakobo Kago is a comedian well known as Professor Hamo in the Churchill show he is vying for Nakuru East constituency.
However the comedian has not yet state out or make it clear which seat is he running for.
Frasha & Gabu
Musicians Frasha and Gabu, of the popular boy group P-Unit, announced that they would be running for Members of County Assembly.
Frasha, real name Francis Amisi, is vying for the Athi River MCA seat, again after seeking it in 2017 and failing to clinch it.
Gabu, real name Gabriel Kagundu, is for the first time vying for Woodley – Kenyatta Golf Course MCA against Dickson Ngibuini(DNG).
Dickson Ngibuini he showed his ambitions the past elections and now he will vie for Woodley-Kenyatta Golf Course MCA seat.
DNG said that he did not vie in 2017 because the ruling party did not have anything to offer the youth.
He is well known for standing for the youth by advocating youth empowerment and creations of jobs.
Jacque Maribe is a former Citizen TV news anchor.
She has also joined politics in 2022 and has shown interest in the parliamentary seat, under a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket – a party associated with Deputy president William Ruto.
Jacque will be running for the women’s representative seat in her home county of Murang’a.
She is expected to face tough competition from the incumbent Sabina Wanjiru Chege among other candidates.
Blogger Arthur Mandela, popularly known as Xtian Dela, declared his interests for the Westland’s constituency Parliamentary seat the MP seat.
He is set to go head-to-head with Law Society of Kenya (LSK) President Nelson Havi.