If you are active on social media, you have probably come across a video of a man mimicking Azimio la Umoja Presidential Running Mate Martha Karua.
Joe Ben Nyokabi, who goes by the username @iam_wachiranyokabi on TikTok became an overnight sensation when his hilarious video went viral and was shared by many across social media platforms.
So far it has garnered over 870,000 views on TikTok as many have lauded him for accurately mimicking Karua’s speeches during campaigns.
“Haroo!Asimio!Asimio! Raira ni msarendo,” he shouts.
On Friday, Ben had the privilege of meeting the iron lady, who thanked him for giving Kenyans something to smile about as they head to the polls.
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“Harooooooo! It was a pleasure meeting @NyokabiJoe, a young creative who is from my home county of Kirinyaga. Thank you Joe for giving us much-needed laughter and reminding us that indeed, @RailaOdinga ni msarendo,” tweeted Karua.
This morning incoming Deputy President of Kenya @MarthaKarua met with @NyokabiJoe who made the now famous haroooo video. The Azimio manifesto has an agenda to turn work experience into certification. University of work experience will be certified and you will get a certificate. pic.twitter.com/a7Ns0Q3SOH— The People’s Watchman (@bonifacemwangi) June 24, 2022