Walter Mong’are, former Director of Youth and Development in the Office of President has disclosed how his late father inspired him to join politics.
Mzee Mong’are Nyamboki , the popular creative’s father passed away on April 20, after suffering from a stroke, and the burial is set for today.
Walter noted that he likes his late father, who married three wives with 18 children and managed to take all of them to school.
“It might sound controversial, but I admired my father’s lifestyle; that he was married to three women and had 18 of us. He is survived with a rich legacy in his three beautiful widows, 18 children, 62 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He gave us the best,” he said.
Walter Mong’are who’s vying on the ticket of Umoja Summit Party said that his father supported him to join politics.
“Mzee is the reason why I decided to join politics. I had discussed it with him and he encouraged me. He said I was brave and I would make a good leader. As one of his older sons, he wanted to ensure that somebody took the leadership mantle and ran with it. That is how he ended up anointing me for leadership.
“Our clan alone has around 450 people who have supported my political bid. At least, I am assured of 450 votes,” he said.
The Presidential aspirant added that he understands what the youth in Kenya need since he has worked with them.
“I was raised in a humble environment and I have worked hard to be where I am. I am the best candidate to talk about the harsh reality most young people are facing,” he said.
Talking about his late father’s love for education, the former Director of Youth and Development in the Office of President noted that his father rose through the ranks and became an Education Officer in Kakamega district before he became the KNUT representative – Kisii branch – in 1975.
According to him, his father was an educationist, who pursue farming after quitting school.
The late Nyamboki died at Kakamega Provincial Referral Hospital.
He was 88 years old.
Nameless And Wahu Expecting Baby Number Three
The M’z are expanding their family and we are here for it. Nameless and his wife Wahu have announced that they are expecting their third child together.
Making the announcement via Wahu’s Instagram page, the singer shared a short video after having put up a series of posts saying that she had a special announcement to make.
“I’m about to make a special announcement… I’m excited, overjoyed, humbled, yet anxious about it,” she said.
Adding a caption to the video, the singer said that she was humbled and at the same time happy.
“Deep by The M’Z – link in bio! Overjoyed, humbled, grateful, M-let loading”, read the caption.
The announcement was well received by their fans and followers who wished them nothing but happiness for their bundle of joy.
officialjanetmbugua: Giiirrrlll! Congratulations to you, @namelesskenya and your beautiful girls! Love this reveal.
The singer in a past interview had said that she was done giving birth and was satisfied with her two adorable daughters.
“I am okay. My last born Nyakio is almost turning seven years and I am enjoying the fact she is doing most of the things by herself. She baths herself, she feeds herself and all that”, she said.
“When I visit my friends with small babies and see how they struggle with them, I am like, I do not want to do this again. They are cute and babies are gorgeous, but I do not want to go through all that again,” she said”, she concluded.
At the same time, Nameless mentioned that he would not mind getting a boy as he already has two daughters.
Terence Apologises For Video Where He Was Eating Behind The Wheel
Terence Creative , comedian and content creator has rendered an unqualified apology for a viral video where he was seen eating while driving.
In the viral video, that has since been deleted, the popular comedian was seen holding a plate of food in his left hand as he jammed to ‘Usiniseme’ by Ali Kiba.
His followers who were not pleased with his actions criticized him and advised that he parks the car at the roadside, eat before continuing his journey.
Most of the netizens also told him he was jeopardizing the lives of those inside the car, they described his driving as reckless behavior.
Following the backlash from netizens, Terence quickly deleted the video and apologized for his actions.
He also promised to be an agent of safe driving.
“Following my previous post that I had shared of me EATING & DRIVING, I wish to ask for your apology and ask you not to emulate this behavior as it may put you to danger and risk the life of the people on board.
“My apologies for that and keep safe…I promise to be an ambassador and advocate of safe driving as indicated by the laws of Kenya and those of NTSA,” he wrote in part.
The father of three also clarified that there were no minors on board when the video was recorded and no one was harmed.
“I wish to clarify no minors were on board during this shooting [sic]…we were in a snarl-up driving at 30kpm, however, this doesn’t justify my act. Once again I apologise for that stunt,” he wrote.