We have always known that the real name of Kieni Member of Parliament is Kanini Kega. But we might be actually wrong. The Jubilee MP has for the first time revealed his name on a live Interview with Jeff Koinange on Citizen TV. And what is the exact meaning of current Political name.
"For the 12 years. Kenyans have always known me as Kanini Kega. But that is not the name my father and my mum gave me. In Politics you have to be creative to achieve a certain Political Objective."
"My real name is James Mathenge. But most of the people, even the Politicians recognize me as 'Kanini Kega' which means a small but good thing."
Most of the Kenyan Politician have been using nicknames in the Field of Politics, due to their attitude. Embakasi East MP Paul Ongila better known as Babu Owino, former Kiambu County Boss Ferdinand Waititu popularly known as 'Baba Yao'.
According to concept from Political Science Books. Politicians use nicknames for publicity and to attract attention from voters for votes.
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