Popular musician Julius Owino popularly known as Maji Maji has declared interest for a political seat. Maji Maji will vie for the Embakasi ward seat in the August General Election. The musician said he is contesting for the seat in order to help the residents who have been marginalised by the current leaders.
Popular music star and businessman Julius Owino alias Maji Maji has declared interest for a political seat in the August General Election. Maji Maji will be vying for Embakasi member of county assembly as an independent candidate.
The musician ventured into politics in order to help the residents of Embakasi ward who had been marginalised by the leaders.
The musician was first hesitant to join politics but after pleas from the residents he accepted the offer.
”My decision to vie for a leadership position; MCA Embakasi ward came from the people. I was a bit hesitant to get into the murky waters of politics, but the people’s persistence pushed me,
”When I walked around I was moved and motivated by the need to offer solutions to the problems,” Maji Maji is quoted by Ghetto FM.
Maji Maji was a member of the famous GidiGidi-Maji Maji duo that rose to fame in the 2000’s. The duo won multiple awards and endorsements when their song ‘Unbowgable’ hit the airwaves just before the historic 2002 General Election. The song would later be used by the opposition Rainbow alliance as its anthem during the campaigns.