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Betty Kyallo will not vie for Woman Rep position

She wants to see what she can do with her youth before joining politics

In Summary

• The media personality is prioritising building herself as a mum and an entrepreneur 

Betty Kyallo
Betty Kyallo
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Media personality and businesswoman Betty Kyallo will not vie for political office in 2022.

Betty wanted to run for the seat of woman representative in Nairobi.

Speaking to Word Is on the set of the 'My Jaber' music video by 'Hart the Band', Betty said she is not ready.

"There is a lot of pressure from a lot of people to run for office, but I don't feel I'm ready this time," she said.

"I feel like I'm building myself as a mum, as an entrepreneur and as a human being. I feel like I'm getting to know who Betty Kyallo is for real.

"With that realisation and that solid grounding that I'm on as my brand, I need to exploit it a bit more, see what I can do with my youth then if God gives us life, we will see."

In a past interview with Churchill, Betty revealed that running for a political post is something she has planned in her future.

"It is in my plan, I have achieved everything I wanted to achieve so far and there are a few things I need to do: package myself and think about what is it that I want to run for, but I will do it."

Betty gave her thoughts on Kiss FM's Jalang'o's plans to run for the Langata political seat under the ODM banner.

"In fact, Jalang'o is my brother. He is one of my biggest supporters ever. He is the kind of person who doesn't even announce when he is coming to my salon. He doesn't announce, he always supports me," she confided.

About his political ambitions, Betty said she is confident he will win.

"Go get them! I know he is going to take over. I am so sure. No doubt. I am happy for him. He can do it. He has the passion, just look at his journey and where he came from in Kisumu to what he is doing right now. He is a real inspiration."

Betty Kyallo is working on her reality show that will start soon, something she says she is excited about.

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