Top local and international artistes yesterday graced the inauguration of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko. Among them was celebrated group Sauti Sol and Congolese songbird Mbilia Bel.

“Ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together for the one and only multiple award-winning group Sauti Sol,” said the emcee amidst cheers.

The energetic, joyful and group showcased their talent for close to 40 minutes non-stop singing their favourite tunes among them ‘Sura Yako’, ‘Kuliko Jana’, ‘Nishike’ and ‘Shake ya bam bam‘ as the enthusiastic crowd joined them.

Other musicians who graced the occasion included renowned Congolese songbird Mbilia Bel who used the function to showcase her dancing styles to the joy of her fans.


Tanzania’s Mr Nice and Matonya also graced the occasion.

Others included top local gospel acts among them Mombasa-based Anastacia Mukabwa famed for Kiatu Kivue, DK Kwenye Beat, Bahati, Jemimah Thiong’o of Akisema Atakubariki, Ben Githae, Esther Wahome and Rufftone also performed.

Jemimah Thiong’o performed her gospel classic ‘Akisema atakubariki’ amid cheers from the crowd as well as the State officials present.

Shortly after she took to the stage, Governor Sonko and his wife as well as his deputy and his wife joined in, dancing and singing in unison