Kenyan singer Charles Nkanyi better known as Jaguar is head over heels after taking a landslide lead in the 2017 Kenyan general elections.
Jaguar beat his closest rival Boniface Mwangi to the Starehe parliamentary seat.
He garnered over 52,132 [preliminary] votes.
Jaguar is an artist known for songs like Kigeugeu, Kipepeo, among others.
“I thank the People of Starehe for having the confidence and trust in me to represent them in Parliament,” Jaguar wrote.
“I thank all my supporters, friends and family who stayed out late campaigning,” he added.
“I also congratulate my Worthy Opponents; Steve Mbogo, Boniface Mwangi and Hon Kwenya who put up well spirited campaigns.”
The singer further said that “This is not only a win for Starehe but a win for all the youth in Kenya who look towards a more promising future for Kenya. Let’s now build the Starehe that we all want.”