For better or for worse: Here are Kenyan celebs who said ‘I DO’ in 2018

2018 has seen politicians and other celebrities say ‘I Do’ to their better halves something we commend them for after all marriage is a beautiful thing.

A wise man once said that

‘Marriage is not some fairytale. It is love, selflessness ,Patience, tolerance and enduring the hard times together.’

Below is a list of celebrities who said I Do in 2018

1. Irungu Kang’ata

Murang’a Senator Irungu Kang’ata married the love of his life Mary Wambui on September 15 at Gathinja Catholic Church in Wangu ward, Kiharu Constituency.

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Speaking about the wedding at the time, Kangata said that he was not a bachelor

“I’m not a bachelor as widely perceived. I’ve been married to Ms Wambui for eight years and blessed with three children. We will just be solemnising our marriage,” 

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2. Polycarp Otieno alias Fancy Fingers

He is a member of Kenya’s best band Sauti Sol. In August he married his longtime girlfriend in Burundi in a traditional ceremony, but did another wedding over the weekend.

The invites only event was attended by the creme de la creme of the entertainment industry and was held at the Fair Mount Kenya Safari Club in Nanyuki.

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Otieno’s friends – Chiki Kuruka and Karen Lucas shared the news about the singer’s wedding on social media. The ceremony was reportedly attended by very close relatives and friends, with those present ordered not to take any photos.

Among those present at the ceremony included his fellow band members Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Austin Chimano and Delvin Savara Mudig, their manager Marek, publicist Anyiko Woko and friends Karen Kaz Lucas and Chiki Kuruka.

3. Naisula Lesuuda

Samburu West MP Naisula Lesuuda and her longtime love Robert Kiplagat exchanged vows on Saturday 17th November, at a lavish wedding at ACK St. Phillips Lesirai in Samburu.

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She had announced her engagement on January 1 this year.

“Here’s to new beginning… all said and done, I thank God for the growth that I have experienced both politically and in my personal life. Yesterday, marked an important day in my life. I said yes. Blessings in double portions. Here’s to love and light in 2018.”

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Sorry ladies! Sauti Sol’s Polycarp Otieno ties the knot in Burundi

Sauti Sol has added a family member to their family.

Lady Mandy just said “I do” to the love of her life, Sauti Sol guitarist, Polycarp Otieno.

The couple got married in a traditional ceremony hosted in Lady Mandy’s home country, Burundi.

This comes at a time where Burundian government has been piling pressure on unwed couples across the country to tie the knot in what it claimed was a solution to the surge in population over ‘illegal marriages’, polygamy, bigamy and teenage pregnancy.

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Speaking to Aljazeera, Martin Nivyabandi a Human Rights Minister stated that after December the law will take effect.

“AFTER DECEMBER PUNISHMENT WILL BE ROLLED OUT TO THOSE COUPLES WHO WILL NOT BE LEGALLY MARRIED…IF THEY DON’T RESPECT THE LAW SOME OF THEM WILL BE TAKEN TO COURT AND JAILED,” SAID NIVYABANDI.

In attendance at the very exclusive wedding was Polycarp’s brother, his band mates and the Kenyan Ambassador to Burundi, Ken Vitisia.

Check out the photos from the wedding ceremony.

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