- A sizable convoy of cars trailed the star attraction as it wound through the streets of Nairobi.
- Hundreds of fervent K'Ogalo supporters braved the chilly and rainy morning — and the muddy puddles, of course — as they enthusiastically escorted the caravan amidst song and dance.
Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia on Saturday unveiled a brand-new, custom 42-seater bus worth Sh23 million, drawing ecstatic crowds of onlookers onto the streets of Nairobi.
The bus — emblazoned with the club's official green and white colors — was donated to the traditional top-flight behemoths by Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communications and the Digital Economy Eliud Owalo.
The unveiling ceremony began at the General Motors headquarters where the company's Managing Director Rita Kavashe flagged off the brand new Isuzu FVR34.
A sizable convoy of cars trailed the star attraction as it wound through the streets of Nairobi.
Hundreds of fervent K'Ogalo supporters braved the chilly and rainy morning — and the muddy puddles, of course — as they enthusiastically escorted the caravan amidst song and dance.
The man of the moment, CS Owalo, was dressed in a white tracksuit and a white shirt with the words "The Boss" printed on it boldly in black.
Throughout the ceremony, he had a satisfied look on his face. Later on in the day, at Moi Stadium in Kasarani, Owallo formally turned over the bus to the club at a colorful ceremony characterized by pomp and color.
The crowds at Kasarani which appeared to balloon by the minute, were serenaded with live Ohangla music by celebrated musicians mainly from the Luo community.
Speaking during the unveiling ceremony, Gor Mahia chairman Ambrose Rachier revealed that the bus has already been registered by the National Transport and Safety Authority.
"We would like to express our gratitude to Honorable Eliud Owalo and his associates for purchasing the club bus possible. The bus that has been customized and has already been registered," Rachier said.
The bus has been registered as KDN 068N with the 68 reflecting the year the club was founded back in 1968.
CS Owalo followed through on his promise to buy the club a new bus after the previous one was auctioned to offset dues owed to former player Wellington Ochieng.