Kenyan celebrities have in the recent past maintained that they must be part of the change and to actualize this, they have expressed expressed interest in running for elective posts come 2022.
Here is a list of Kenyan celebrities who will be running for political seats come 2022.
Also known as Aurther Mandela, Xtian is a Kenyan YouTuber, blogger and social media personality.
In 2014, he won the Best Personal Blog in the African Bloggers Awards and the Most Influential Twitter Personality in the Kenyan Social Media Awards.
The blogger will be joining joining politics in 2022 and will be vying for a political seat in 2022.
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s daughter also made it to this list after disclosing that he will be part of the 2022 General Elections.
Saumu will be seeking to taken over the Nairobi Women Rep seat.
Felix Odiwour, alias Jalang’o is a Kenyan radio presenter, actor and events MC.
The comic is famed for his role as Jalang’o on Citizen TV’s Papa Shirandula.
The radio presenter will be joining politics in 2022 where he is likely to run for Langata parliamentary seat.
The news anchor-cum-businesswoman is another Kenyan celebrity trying politics come 2022.
She is likely to run for the Nairobi county women representative seat where she will face the likes of Millicent Omanga, Esther Passaris, and Sonko’s daughter Saumu Mbuvi.
OJ Tahidi High
Also known as Dennis Mugo, the actor famed for his role on Tahidi High will be running for a Member Of The County Assembly (MCA) seat come 2022.
The actor is said to have joined Deputy President William Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party.
The former Citizen TV news anchor will also be joining politics come 2022.
She is said to either run for a parliamentary seat or run for a women rep seat for Muranga County.