The MP for Kapseret in Eldoret was a makanga and cattle herder who now lives in a Sh100 million house. Never mind that the 36-year-old first came to Nairobi in 1998 and was so jazzed by the sight of a TV, he bought a black and white one for his mabati house in his rural home.
Oscar Sudi, who is currently facing forgery charges regarding his academic qualifications, was another faceless Kenyan hustler before the 2013 General Election. He allegedly sought nomination using forged certificates, according to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
Affluence is now the norm for this son of a charcoal dealer who has since been nicknamed the ‘Sonko of Eldoret.’ He rolls in money, power and all the controversies that come with wielding both. And he does not shy from flaunting his two wives.