Chief Officers Newton Mwaura (Agriculture), Samuel Ndegwa (Trade), and Stella Mwaura (I.C.T) had the honor of representing Governor Susan Kihika at the homecoming event of Benga Singer Simon Kinyua, popularly known as Syck Junior Simba. The event took place at Kiamaina Primary in Bahati Sub-county.
Chief Officer Newton emphasized the government’s commitment to identifying and nurturing hidden talents, showcasing its support for emerging artists and their growth. The representatives conveyed Governor Kihika’s encouragement and backing for the local music scene.
Syck Junior, renowned for his songs “Tetema” and “Mama wa Kambo,” expressed gratitude to the county government for its support. He noted that having the government officials physically present at the occasion was a significant motivation not only for him but for other artists as well.
The homecoming event was attended by various dignitaries, including Subukia MP Hon. Samuel Gachobe, MCA Kabatini Hon Leah Njoroge, and a lineup of renowned artists, such as Samidoh, Wanja Asali, Joyce wa Mama, Tony Young, Waithaka wa Jane, 90K Mso, Salim Young, Banema, and Gituge FM. The presence of these figures from both the political and entertainment spheres underscored the collaborative efforts to support and celebrate local talent.
The event also enjoyed representation from the office of the Governor, with Martin Gicinga being present, along with a representative from Hon. Irene Njoki’s office. The collective participation demonstrated unity in fostering the growth and recognition of artistic talent within Nakuru County.