Former gospel artist Kevin Kioko famously known as Bahati announced that he will be vying for the Mathare MP seat under the Jubilee party’s ticket
The musician was welcomed to Jubilee Party by the Kieni Member of Parliament Kanini Kega.
“Mimi Mtoto Wa Mathare… I am a proud member of the Jubilee Party and the Azimio Movement. I am accepting the calling to vie for this seat.”
Bahati was raised in Mathare and that is the reason he calls himself Mtoto Wa Mathare.
He has joined the list of other celebrities that have joined Politics; Felix Odiwuor also known as Jalang’o who is eyeing Langata Cosnstituecy’s seat on an ODM ticket, MC Jessy on the UDA party.
Gospel artiste Smith Mwatia also known as Rufftone announced that he is eyeing the Nairobi senator seat.
“You are looking at the new incoming senator, Nairobi., Roy Smith Mwatia. I’ll be vying 2022,” he said in a past interview.
Other celebrities including Prezzo, Annita Soina, DNG, and Milele Fm presenter Alex Mwakideu may also be vying.
In 20the 17 Elections musician Jaguar born Charles Kanyi Njagua was elected as the Starehe Member of Parliament on a Jubilee Party ticket.