Someone was opined that politics was such serious a business to be left solely for politicians.
Entertainers venturing into politics is neither new nor peculiar. Ukraine actually elected a Comedian as their President. Back home, Dagoretti South is under the leadership of one-time comedian John Kiarie aka KJ formerly of Redykyulass
His counterpart Nyambane also ditched comedy for administrative duties. In the run-up for the 2017 General elections, several Kenyan musicians, actors, media personalities and renowned celebrities hinted at vying
Notable celebrities who expressed their interests in joining politics include Francis Hamisi alias Frasha who expressed his interest in vying for Athi River Township Ward Representative
Gakau Kabochi popularly known as DJ Kaytrixx on his part expressed interest in the Mikindani Ward seat in Mombasa County
Charles Njagua Kanyi alias Jaguar who is the incumbent Starehe MP
Churchill Show Comedian Gilbert Baraza, popularly known as Mchungaji, also vowed to contest for the Kabiro Ward Representative in Dagoretti North Constituency.
And with 2022 campaigns not far off, celebs have begun declaring interests yet again. Comic Dr. Ofweneke has claimed he is eyeing the Lurambi seat. The current MP is Bishop Titus Khamala
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