5 prominent media personalities eyeing Kenya’s political space

Image: Andrew Kibe and Kamene Goro

After years of gracing our TV screens and radio airwaves, several renowned media personalities have expressed interest in vying for particular political seats come the next general elections.

Some who already started their journey but got knocked off along the way. Others hopeful that politics will bring them fulfillment as they desire to see change in different parts of the country. Lets kick off;

1. Jalango

The lad who rose to fame through his comical stints before joining the radio field that has since opened numerous doors for him, indicated that his radio job at Kiss FM will be his last employment. As he now changes focus to politics, targeting the Langata parliamentary seat come 2022.

Kiss FM presenter Jalang’o

2. Betty Kyallo

The popular TV girl who ditched the media to run her salon business, confirmed to Mwalimu Churchill that joining politics is part of her plan, even though still deciding which position to take up. Plus, she was spotted just recently in the company of her Somali bae, Hon. Alinur Mohamed ahead of 2022 political campaigns.

Mompreneur, Betty Mutei Kyallo

3. Andrew Kibe

Kibe Andy is not new to politics. The former Kiss FM morning show co-host contested for the the Langata parliamentary seat in 2013, but never got to see the light of day. However, indicating he is still debating whether to go back into the political field or not.

Andrew Kibe early political ambitions

4. Jacque Maribe

The former Citizen TV news editor indicated that if she were to vie in her home county, Murang’a in 2022, women in the area had even pledged their support for her.

Media personality Jacque Maribe

5. Alex Mwakideu

The veteran radio presenter, has time and again disclosed his intentions to run for the Wundayi parliamentary seat, reiterating the same to Jalang’o during their interview in July this year.

BFFs Jalang’o and Alex Mwakideu

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Gloria Katunge