MC Jessy officially joins parliamentary race

He touted endorsement by elders for the South Imenti seat

In Summary

• He is seeking to unseat the incumbent Kathuri Murungi, who is in his second term 

Comedian MC Jessy
Comedian MC Jessy
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Churchill Show comedian MC Jessy has officially joined the 2022 parliamentary race.

In a statement, the comedian said he would run for the South Imenti seat.

On Saturday, he received an endorsement from the constituency's elders.

"Over the weekend, I was grateful and humbled by the elders who raised me when they honoured and bestowed on me the blessings and responsibilities to lead South Imenti constituency as the Member of Parliament."

MC Jessy shared photos of him and the elders while holding a spear and a shield.

"The mantle has been passed and each generation must safeguard it and extend it further."

He is seeking to succeed the incumbent Kathuri Murungi, who is serving his second term since he got elected to the position in 2013.