Popular media personality Felix Odiwour aka Jalang’o has hinted at quitting media.
Taking to social media, the comic stated that he is about to hang his boots but needs to pass the baton to the next ‘big hit’.
“We are about to hang up the boots and take a new challenge. But we can’t just drop the mic… I need to pass it to the next Jalang’o,” reads part of his message.
This is the latest development after he announced that he would be vying for the Lang’ata parliamentary seat.
“I am going to be the next MP for Langata. Youth change your votes. Come and vote for us to build a new Langata. I am campaigning for myself. I am very serious; I am the next MP of Langata. Mark this day!” he said a while back.
A number of media personalities have already expressed their interest in politics and below we have highlighted a few.
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The sports anchor, moderator, and influencer recently revealed he will be running for the MCA seat in Manda Shivanga Ward in Malava constituency, Kakamega county.
He has been on numerous occasions involved in wooing his electorates by building pit latrines at schools and talking to his intended voters in churches, schools, and attending fundraisers for different purposes.
Birds of the same feather flock together, or so they say. The dynamic duo of Jalangó and Mwakideu was once the ultimate bromance in media. The two are also set to join the political arena at the same time. The Swahili presenter is eyeing the Wundanyi parliamentary seat.
The flashy TV presenter who has often been seen in the company of top politicians at the coast is eyeing the Malindi MP seat.
Francis Amisi aka Frasha is a household name in the entertainment industry and was part of Kenyan hip-hop group P-Unit which also comprised of Gabu and Bon-Eye.
Fast-forward to 2022, he is eyeing the MCA seat in Athi River and he says he has huge plans to transform his ward.
Having made his name in the entertainment scene back in the day as a singer and radio host, Davidson Ngibuini or DNG as he is popularly known, has set his sights on becoming the next Woodley/Kenyatta Golf Course MCA.