In order to have reach and influence in Kenya, Fame plays a very large role in achieving such a feat. Politics is not a field for the faint of heart and these celebrities tried their luck as first time rookies against the notable veterans.
The famous retired Kenya footballer has been known for his prowess on the pitch and fortune ammased.
He tried to employ the same feat in politics as he vied for Kibra Mp in 2019 after the seat became vacant. He was the flag bearer for Jubilee party and rigorously campaigned. He however lost the by election to an ODM candidate and conceded defeat.
He wanted to vie under the ODM ticket. He resorted to and ambiguous fashion of kneeling in front of veteran politician Raila Odinga in hopes to secure his blessings.
He was heavily criticised for his deeds which later led to his contract termination by NTV a popular tv network. He unfortunately lost the nominations and has been under the radar since then.
Charles Njagua popular to many as jaguar due to his influence as a hit maker in the music industry also ventured into the deep waters of politics.
He clinched the Jubilee party nominations and contested for the Starehe Mp. He was elected as member of parliament and was then prompted to put his budding music career on hold.
The comedy legend popularly known as KJ due to his role in Redykulass a popular comedy show in the country also tried his hand in politics.
He initially vied in 2013 but lost. He then went and strategized and rejuvenated himself. He came back in 2017 and was elected as the Mp for Dagoretti south
The self proclaimed president of the entertainment industry is the latest notable celebrity ti catch wind of politics. The extravagant and flamboyant rapper has joined the Wiper party with desires to pursue the seat of Kibra Mp in the forthcoming general elections in 2022.
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